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?
How do concepts of equality change over time?
What rights are necessary for a maximally beneficial society?
To what extent can individuals enact social change?
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?