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...
Brown v. Board of Education, Jim Crow, civil rights, desegregation, 15 amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Reconstruction, Supreme court, 14th Amendment, Thirteenth Amendment, racism, 13th amendment, Separate but equal, voting rights, constitution, citizenship, Segregation, Fifteenth Amendment, discrimination, equal protection of the laws
Connie, a fictional young girl, witnesses the student sit-ins at the lunchcounter in Greensboror,...
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