15th Amendment Teacher Resources
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Voting Rights since the Fifteenth Amendment
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhat does it mean to have the right to vote? To what extent have interpretations of the Fifteenth Amendment changed over time? Young historians examine and analyze primary source documents, an interactive website, and historical analysis...
US History Overview 2 - Reconstruction to the Great Depression
14 mins 8th - 11th
Ambitiously spanning American history from 1865 to 1941, this video discusses and clarifies topics such as women's suffrage, the sinking of the Maine, and the development of America as a world empire. Maps and photographs will engage...
Did African American Lives Improve After Slavery?
7th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
The Civil War made slavery illegal, but all ex-slaves were not totally free. Scholars visit eight different classroom stations to uncover life during the Reconstruction Era in America. Groups discover items such as Black Codes, 13th,...
Voices from Little Rock: Understanding the Civil Rights Movement through Primary Sources
7th - 10th CCSS: Designed
As part of a study of the Civil Rights Movement, class members examine documents associated with the Little Rock Nine, the Brown v. Board of Education ruling, the 14th and 15th Amendments to the US Constitution, and chapters from Melba...
A Lesson on Reconstruction Legislation and Amendments
7th - 8th
Learners study the legislation and Amendments of Reconstruction period in America. In this Reconstruction lesson, students work in groups to dissect the Black Codes, an article in the US Constitution, as well as the 13th, 14th, and 15th...
Teaching Hard History: A Framework for Teaching American Slavery
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Pupils investigate American slavery from colonial times through the Civil War. They incorporate primary sources, video clips, and firsthand accounts to understand how the slavery issue gripped the nation. Essays, presentations, and...