Selma-to-Montgomery Marchers: Diligently Crossing the Bridge
In this lesson, students will review the events of the civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965. They will focus on the marchers’ demonstration of diligence. They will achieve the following objectives.
A set of actions and habits necessary for the safe, effective, and mutually beneficial participation in a society.
Reasoned and respectful sharing of ideas between individuals is the primary way people influence change in society/government, and is essential to maintain self-government.
Freedom of Speech
The freedom to express one's opinions without interference from the the government is critical to the maintenance of liberty within a free society.
Except where authorized by citizens through the Constitution, the government does not have the authority to limit freedom.