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Protest and Politics

1968, Year of the Barricades

Standards

National History Standards: World History

World History Era 9, Standard 2: The search for community, stability, and peace in an interdependent world

  • Standard 2C: The student understands how liberal democracy, market economies, and human rights movements have reshaped political and social life. 
  • Standard 2D: The student understands major sources of tension and conflict in the contemporary world and efforts that have been made to address them. 
  • Standard 2F: The student understands worldwide cultural trends of the second half of the 20th century. 

World History Era 9, Standard 3: Major global trends since World War II

  • Standard 3A: The student understands major global trends since World War II

Historical Thinking Standard 2: Historical Comprehension

Historical Thinking Standard 3: Historical Analysis and Interpretation

Historical Thinking Standard 5: Historical Issues

CCSS for Middle School and High School (grades 6-8, 9-10, and 11-12)

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.7: Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.9: Analyze the relationship between a primary and secondary source on the same topic.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.2 and RH.9-10.2 and RH.11-12.2: Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.9-10.7: Integrate quantitative or technical analysis (e.g., charts, research data) with qualitative analysis in print or digital text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.5: Analyze in detail how a complex primary source is structured, including how key sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text contribute to the whole.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.7: Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, as well as in words) in order to address a question or solve a problem.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.9: Integrate information from diverse sources, both primary and secondary, into a coherent understanding of an idea or event, noting discrepancies among sources.

Grade Level

Middle & High School

Classroom Connections

English Language Arts
Social Studies
U.S. History
World History

Curriculum Snapshot

  • Student protests and worker strikes in France
  • The “Prague Spring,” the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, and anti-Soviet youth protest
  • Student protest in Mexico
  • Columbia University student protests

Video Connection

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