Grade Range: 6-12Resource Type(s): Reference MaterialsDate Posted: 7/7/2008
In this online exhibition, students will learn how racism, social attitudes and policies such as Jim Crow laws and poll taxes led to the Plessy v. Ferguson case which legalized segregation. Segregated America is the first section of the online exhibition entitled Separate is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education.
Discussions, Multiple activities, Museum education, Teaching guides, Large Group instruction
Lessons & Activities
Part of a Pullman porter's job was to make up the sleeping berths in his assigned sleeping car, a...
civil rights, equal protection of the laws, desegregation, 14th Amendment, Fifteenth Amendment, Brown v. Board of Education, voting rights, racism, 13th amendment, Segregation, 15 amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, constitution, Supreme court, citizenship, Thirteenth Amendment, discrimination, Reconstruction, Separate but equal, Jim Crow
Connie, a fictional young girl, witnesses the student sit-ins at the lunchcounter in Greensboror,...
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