Washington DC Standards
DC.3-5. Historical and Social Sciences Analysis Skills
3-5.1. Chronology and Cause and Effect
3-5.1.4. Students summarize the key events of the era they are studying and explain the historical contexts of those events.
DC.3. Geography and History of the District of Columbia
3.4. History of D.C. (18th-20th Centuries): Emphasizing the most significant differences, students describe Washington, D.C., at the end of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries.
3.4.5. Identify and research outstanding statements of moral and civic principles made in D.C. and the leaders who delivered them, that contributed to the struggle to extend equal rights to all Americans (e.g., Lincoln and his second inaugural address, Frederick Douglass and his speech against lynching at the Metropolitan AME Church, and Martin Luther King Jr. and his speeches at the Lincoln Memorial in 1957 and 1963, Rodolfo 'Corky' Gonzales at the Poor People's March). (P)