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CI.4 Civics

  • CI.4.1 Describe Mississippi's entry into statehood.

    • CI.4.1.1 Describe the process by which the Mississippi territory was admitted to the United States.

    • CI.4.1.2 Define political and geographic reasons for changes in location of Mississippi's state capitol.

    • CI.4.1.3 Examine the structure of local government and its relationship to state government.

  • CI.4.2 Identify people in positions of power and how they can influence people's rights and freedom.

    • CI.4.2.1 Identify elected leaders of the community and state.

    • CI.4.2.2 Examine the rights and freedoms guaranteed to citizens.

  • CI.4.3 Identify rights and responsibilities as a citizen of your community and state.

    • CI.4.3.1 Examine responsibilities as citizens, such as obeying rules and laws.

    • CI.4.3.2 Discuss active citizenship and adults' responsibility to vote, to understand important issues to serve on a jury.

E.4 Economics

CR.4 Civil Rights

  • CR.4.1 Analyze the Civil Rights Movement to determine the social, political, and economic impact on Mississippi.

    • CR.4.1.1 Name important people of the modern Civil Rights Movement, including Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, Medgar Evers, James Meredith, Fannie Lou Hamer, Charles Evers, etc.

    • CR.4.1.2 Identify and explain events of the modern Civil Rights Movement, including the Brown decision of 1954, Jim Crow laws, the Freedom Riders (Goodman, Chaney, Schwerner), the Ole Miss Riots (James Meredith).

    • CR.4.1.3 Describe the benefits of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court Case of 1954.

    • CR.4.1.4 Define vocabulary associated with the modern Civil Rights Movement including discrimination, prejudice, segregation, integration, suffrage, and rights.

  • CR.4.2 Examine how culture influences the way people modify and adapt to their environment.

G.4 Geography

H.4 History