Civil rights

Historical Timeline

  • 521

    Tristan and Isolde

    Tristan and Isolde
    Richard Wagner, Richard Le Gallienne and Edward Ziegler The Romans have withdrawn from England and the remaining English warlords are feuding among themselves over who will rule. King Donnchadh of the Celts rules England from Ireland. Lord Marke seeks to unite England by marrying the Irish king's daughter, Isolde. Unfotunately, she falls in love with his adopted son, Tristan instead.
  • 536

    King Arthur and the Knights of the Roundtable

    King Arthur and the Knights of the Roundtable
    Roger Lancelyn Green After the departure by the Romans, England is in turmoil and under attack by different tribes. King Arthur helps defeat England's ennemies and untie the kngdom of Camelot with the help of the Kinghts of the Round Table.
  • Aug 11, 1430

    An Army of Angels - A Novel of Joan of Arc

    An Army of Angels - A Novel of Joan of Arc
    Pamela Marcantel This is a novel about the life of Joan of Arc and how she helped save France from the English. She believed that she could speak to God and instructed the French troops on how to defeat the English, which led to the coronation of Charles VII as King of France, the defeat of the English, and ultimately her death. She was captured and burned at the stake on the grounds of heresy and being a witch.
  • White Socks Only

    White Socks Only
    This text is a ficional story of the racial segreagation that begin with "seperate but equal" facilities that was upheld by the U.S. Suproeme Court in 1896. This text is a dialogue between a grandma telling a story to her grand-daughter of a time where she stood up to the laws against segregated drinking fountains between black s and whites by taking off her shoes, so she’d have white socks since the sign said “whites only.” This act of innocence in a child empowered others to make a bold move.
  • Virgie Goes to School with Us Boys

    Virgie Goes to School with Us Boys
    Virgie Goes to School with Us Boys – The setting of this story takes place in the post-Civil War South. Virgie simply wants to go to school along with her brothers and is determined to do so. Although she is little and a girl, which is pointed out from her brothers that discourage her, she is persistent. Virgie doesn't let those opinions stand in the way of her goal. This book brings to light race, class, and gender issues.
  • Summer Freedom

    Summer Freedom
    This is a beautiful book about two best friends that are two different races and its set in Mississippi in 1964. John and Henry do everything together until they begin to notice places where both of them couldn’t be at the same time. The summer is hard for the boys, but they grow tighter and more bold after a frustrating thing happens with the town pool. Students can identify areas in the present America where there is some similar segregation.