Author:
Robert Maloy
Subject:
U.S. History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Level:
Middle School
Grade:
8
Tags:
1960s, Civil Rights Movement, Labor Movements, U.S. History, Youth Activism
License:
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0
Language:
English
Media Formats:
Interactive
Youth Activism in U. S. History

Youth Activism in U. S. History

Lesson Overview

Examples of Youth Activism in U. S. History with Links to Teaching and Learning Resources

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Tinker v. Des Moines, 1965
    • In this case the Supreme Court ruled that school students are persons under the constitution; school officials do not possess absolute authority over their students
    • Supreme Court Case Summary

 

 

 

 

 

Additional examples of youth activism can be found in the Democratic Teaching Section on the wiki resourcesforhistoryteachers from the College of Education, University of Massachusetts Amherst.