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Civics

The student will apply history and social science skills to describe the symbols and traditions that honor and foster patriotism in the United States by

     c.) identifying the Virginia flag, state capitol building, the cardinal as the state bird, and the dogwood as the state flower; and

History

The student will apply history and social science skills to describe contributions of Virginia’s diverse people and the stories of changemakers in the history of Virginia and their contributions to our Commonwealth, including, but not limited to

     d.) Barrier Breakers: John Mercer Langston, Booker T. Washington, Maggie L. Walker, Barbara Johns, Arthur R. Ashe, Jr., and L. Douglas Wilder.

 

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[chorus]
In the 20th and 21st century,
who made social contributions to Virginia?
In the 20th and 21st century,
who made political contributions to Virginia?
In the 20th and 21st century,
who made economic contributions to Virginia?

[verse 1]
Author Ashe wrote about social change.
Author Ashe spoke about social change.
He was the first African American to win
a major championship in Men’s Singles Tennis.

Maggie Walker was the first African American woman
to become bank president in the U.S.
Maggie Walker was the first African American woman
to become bank president in the U.S.

[chorus]
In the 20th and 21st century,
who made social contributions to Virginia?
In the 20th and 21st century,
who made political contributions to Virginia?

[verse 2]
L. Douglas Wilder was the first African American
elected as a State Governor in the U.S.
L. Douglas Wilder was the first African American
elected as a State Governor in Virginia.

Oliver Hill a lawyer, a civil rights leader.
He worked for equal rights of African Americans.
Oliver Hill a lawyer, a civil rights leader.
He helped with Brown VS. Board of Education.

[chorus]
In the 20th and 21st century,
who made social contributions to Virginia?
In the 20th and 21st century,
who made political contributions to Virginia?

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