STUDENT WELCOME PAGE

THE NATION CLASSROOM
History as It Happened

RACE RELATIONS and CIVIL RIGHTS
MODULE ONE: 1966–1990

STUDENT PRACTICE ACTIVITY THREE

WRITE YOUR DBQ ESSAY
Directions: The following question asks you to write a well-organized, concise essay that integrates your interpretation of Documents 1–8 and your knowledge of the period 1966 – 1990. The best answers will not only cite key pieces of evidence from the documents but also include outside knowledge of the period.

DBQ: Using the documents below and your outside knowledge, analyze what was changing for African-Americans—for better and/or worse—in the years following the civil rights movement.