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Civil Rights - Gr. 8 SS: Movements Worldwide

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Movements around the world



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Worldwide Movements


Occupy Movement

Cultural Revolution

Black Lives Matter

Race Riots of 1964-'71

Rock Against Racisim

Nuclear Freeze Movement

Million Mom March and anti-gun movement

Tulip revolution in Kyrgyzstan (2005)

Orange revolution in Ukraine (2005)

Arab Spring

anti-GMO’s movement

anti-Vietnam war movement/peaceniks


Anti-Apartheid Movement

Black Panther Movement

Black Power movement

Chicano Movement

Coalition of Immokalee Workers

Disability rights movement

Environmental movement

Fair trade movement

Farm Worker Movement

Food Not Bombs

Free Speech Movement

Landless Workers' Movement (MST), the landless workers' movement in Brazil


Pro-independence movements in Russian Civil War

Pro-Life movement

Students for a Democratic Society

Tea Party movement

Temperance movement

Tibetan independence movement

Women's suffrage movement

Zapatista movement



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