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Lt. Col. Herbert Carter

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Lt. Col. Herbert Carter was one of the original Tuskegee Airmen. Listen as he explains how he and other Tuskegee students broke through barriers to become airmen in World War II. The US Armed Forces were segregated until 1948. Lt. Col. Carter represents the Tuskeegee Airmen who were featured as honorees in the 2012 AT&T Alabama African American History Calendar. >
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Last updated Feb. 3, 2012

Alabama Course of Study
Social Studies

Grade 2
2.) Identify past and present contributions of a variety of individuals who have overcome difficulties or obstacles to achieve goals.

Grade 3
11.) Identify significant historical sites in Alabama, including locations of civil rights activities.

Grade 4
10.) Describe significant social and educational changes in Alabama during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
13.) Describe the economic and social impact of World War II on Alabamians.
14.) Describe the social, political, and economic impact of the modern Civil Rights Movement on Alabama.
15.) Identify major world events that have impacted Alabama since 1950.

11th Grade
3.) Explain the impact of American imperialism, including the geographic changes due to the Open Door Policy and the Roosevelt Corollary, on the foreign policy of the United States between Reconstruction and World War I. 7.) Explain the entry by the United States into World War II and major military campaigns in the European and Pacific Theaters.

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