In Module 9, you experienced some of the culture of the 1960s via music, speeches, and readings.
- Answer each question using 3-5 sentences based on the music, speech, or reading. Please organize your answers according to the corresponding “letter” below:
- Briefly describe what the college students were protesting against at University of Alabama (1963), Ohio State University, and Jackson State University (1970).
- Why did the murder and the dead body of Emmett Till spark the Civil Rights Movement?
- Discuss one main reason that Martin Luther King, Jr., gave in his speech condemning the Vietnam War. Use King’s speech to support your response. Is the issue still a concern regarding wars America is involved in now?
- The transgender uprising in LA preceded the Stonewall Riots by three years. How did the transgender persons’ involvement at both LA and Stonewall create a turning point in gay rights?
- Provide APA in-text citations and a reference list for the resources above as you support your answers. Click the link on the Course Menu to access a guide.
- Submit your answers by clicking on the Module 9 Assignment Turnitin link.
Review the following Civil Rights Movement and Vietnam War Resources:
- Who Killed Emmett Till? [7:00]. In addition, review The Body of Emmett Till which includes photographs of Till’s body after the murder. Warning: These images are graphic.
- Murder of 16-year-old Emmett Till in 1955 Mississippi, for whistling at a white female.
- “Ohio” sung by Neil Young [4:25].
- A protest song with images related to the campus shooting of four Kent State students during a protest of the Vietnam War.
- Jackson State University: A Tragedy Widely Forgotten.
- JSU students killed by police ten days after Ohio students were killed in 1970.
- Martin Luther King, “Why I am Opposed to the War in Vietnam” [22:48].