Grade Range: 4-12Resource Type(s): Lessons & ActivitiesDate Posted: 7/7/2008
In this classroom activity, students will identify and discuss the condition and aspirations of free African Americans in the years following the Civil War, identify the social factors that led to the rise of Jim Crow segregation and evaluate the effects of segregation. This lesson is part of the online exhibition entitled Separate is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education.
Multimedia instruction, Museum education
Interactives & Media
Part of a Pullman porter's job was to make up the sleeping berths in his assigned sleeping car, a...
civil rights, Fifteenth Amendment, voting rights, Separate but equal, Brown v. Board of Education, abolition, Thirteenth Amendment, desegregation, 13th amendment, Reconstruction, Jim Crow, 14th Amendment, racism, equal protection of the laws, Segregation, Supreme court, Fourteenth Amendment, discrimination, stereotypes, citizenship
Connie, a fictional young girl, witnesses the student sit-ins at the lunchcounter in Greensboror,...
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