Protests are a key method of citizen expression and governmental change however they are not always allowed by governments and they are not always effective at enacting the change they desire. Your investigations will focus on the following guiding questions:
How do we fight for our rights?
When is protest justified? How do we identify Injustice in the world?
What factors contribute to protests becoming revolutions?
How do we know when a revolution is justified?
How do we know what the best way to govern is?
What freedoms are necessary for voices to be heard?
What makes a protest effective? Are protests effective?
What are examples of successful protests in us history?
What role do non-profit organizations play in sustaining and promoting protest movements?
You should all MAKE A COPY of the PROTEST THEME document linked HERE
Protest Resources (Will grow as we do!):
Who were the ‘Sons of Liberty’? (History.com)
Learning Helper: Understanding the Boston Massacre: Government Response to Protest
The United States Bill of Rights — How does the bill of rights protect protest?