This Democracy Heroes Webquest was created by Vanessa Williams. The purpose of the Webquest was to give Third Grade students an enduring understanding about the affects the nine Democracy Heroes had in history and life today.
GEORGIA PERFORMANCE STANDARD:
SS2H2 The students will discuss the lives of the Americans who expanded people's rights and freedoms in a democracy.
A. Paul Revere (independence), Fredrick Douglass (civil rights), Susan B. Anthony (women's rights), Mary McLeod Bethune (education), Franklin D. Roosevelt (New Deal and World War II), Eleanor Roosevelt (United Nations and human rights), Thurgood Marshall (civil rights), Lyndon B. Johnson (Great Society and voting rights) and Cesar Chavez (workers' rights)
B. Explain social barriers, restrictions and obstacles these historical figures had to overcome and describe how they overcame them.