Civil Rights Vocabulary

Created by MmeKaiser Teacher

15 terms · Fill in the correct vocabulary words

democracy

In a __________ people vote for representatives.

sit-in

In a ___________ people sit and refuse to move in a public place.

heart

My teacher believes in what he does, so he expresses his ideas with _____________.

justice

_________ exists when everyone is treated fairly.

nonviolent action

Boycotts are a form of __________.

resistance

Forms of ________________ during the Civil Rights Movement included boycotts and sit-ins.

right

Voting is a ____________ in a democracy.

discrimination

It is ___________________ when a school does not allow girls to wrestle.

dignity

The leaders of the Civil Rights Movemet chose Rosa Parks because of her ____________.

alone

If you are with other people who feel like you do, you don't feel _______________.

prejudice

The teacher expects the boy to cheat because of her _________________.

overcome

African-Americans have _________________ a lot of injustices, but there are still more to ________________.

believe

People in a movement___________ in the cause they are fighting for.

protest

_________is when people act or speak against something that exists.

march

People walk together with signs to protest in a ___________

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