Civil Rights Movements

MARCH & RALLY Against the war in Vietnam. October 31 Antiwar Coalition, San Francisco, California. California social, protest, and counterculture movement ephemera collection, SOC MOV EPH; Courtesy of the California Historical Society.

How did various movements for equality build upon one another?

Download Primary Source Set: Civil Rights Movements

This inquiry set examines how the various movements for equality in the mid twentieth century built upon and inspired each other. The chosen material represents the movements against the Vietnam War and the civil rights movements of women, Chicanos/as, American Indians, Asian Americans, LGBT Americans, African Americans, and people with disabilities.