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152 resources with the concept jim crow laws

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John Fox Slater and the Freedmen

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders discover how Northern philanthropists fought against Jim Crow laws in the South. In this Reconstruction activity, 11th graders analyze 2 letters written by John Fox Slater and determine what his motivations were in...
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Institutional Study: Jim Crow Laws

For Students 11th - 12th
In this sociology topics worksheet, students read and complete the narrative for the assignment that requires them to compose papers about Jim Crow laws.
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Social Studies: Segregation, Jim Crow Laws, Plessy vs. Ferguson

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students examine the concept of segregation. In this civil rights lesson, students discuss the separate but equal theory as well as the Plessy vs. Ferguson decision. Students also research women of the Civil Rights Movement and Jim Crow...
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Jim Crow Laws and Civil Rights

For Students 8th - 12th
In this 20th century U.S. history worksheet, students read articles about Jim Crow Laws and the Civil Rights Movement. Students then respond to 12 short answer questions about the article.
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Seeking Civil Rights

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students explore the impact of the Plessy v. Ferguson case. In this social justice lesson plan, students examine the case, Jim Crow laws, and non-violent forms of protest. Students write essays to persuade the government regarding...
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West Virginia Civil Rights and Jim Crow Laws

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students discover the significance of Jim Crow laws. In this West Virginia history lesson plan, students research Internet and print sources in order to respond to questions on a worksheet titled, "The Fight for Civil Rights: Jim Crow...
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Freedmen & Jim Crow

For Students 6th - 8th
In this United States history activity, students utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases to answer 10 fill in the blank questions about the African American experience following the Civil War. A short answer question is included as...
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Civil Rights

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the social and political events in Virginia linked to desegregation and massive resistance and their relationship to national history. They examine the "Jim Crow" laws and how they affected the lives of African Americans...
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Integration of Education

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the history of Civil Rights and how the struggle for Civil Rights and the Second Reconstruction, transformed society and politics in the United States in the 1950s. Then they identify why American Schools are...
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Cultural Impact of Jim Crow Laws and Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students compare the cultural customs of people from European descent and African Americans between 1900 and 1940. Next students listen to interviews about life during the time of Jim Crow laws, and determine how life might be different...
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Jim Crow Laws and The American South

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore how Jim Crow laws affected the lives of people living in the south during pre and post-Civil Rights. Using a various research methods, students research various aspects of the Jim Crow south and complete a graphic...
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Negro Leagues Baseball and the Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine historical law and its impact on Negro Leagues Baseball and Black Americans. Students identify and research laws contributing to segregation or integration, and choose one law to reenact in a historically accurate manner.
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Jim Crow Cartoon Classroom

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Pupils research different segments of the Jim Crow Era, create a political cartoon for a class museum, share their political cartoon exhibits with the class, and evaluate other exhibits.
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The Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the Jim Crow Laws and goals of the Civil Rights movement. They read and discuss handouts, answer questions, conduct research, and write an essay about the effects of the Civil Rights movement.
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African American Life during Jim Crow

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine Jim Crow laws using primary sources.
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The Great Migration: Comparing and Contrasting Northern Life to Southern Life

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research the Great Migration of African-Americans to the North and form an opinion as to whether this migration was beneficial to its participants. They, in groups, research various experiences and debate the topic.
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Todd Duncan: The First Porgy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars view a video and conduct research about Jim Crow laws and their effects on race relations.
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Parallels Between Mass Incarceration and Jim Crow

For Teachers 9th - 12th
New ReviewIs history repeating itself? A riveting instructional activity examines the parallels between mass incarceration in the U.S. and the Jim Crow Laws of the past. Academics review Jim Crow Laws and compare them to mass incarcerations of...
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Racial Disparity in the Criminal Justice System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
New ReviewExplore the impact of the war on drugs in a thought-provoking lesson for high school academics. Young historians delve into the world of the criminal justice system and the racial disparity that occurs in the US. The resource provides...
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The War on Drugs—Mechanisms and Effects

For Teachers 9th - 12th
New ReviewThe war on drugs doesn't have definite results. An interesting lesson examines the social, political, and economic effect of the war on drugs. Academics learn how the war on drugs has led to mass incarcerations and negatively affected...
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Mass Incarceration as a Form of Racialized Social Control

For Teachers 9th - 12th
New ReviewMass incarceration: A result of a tough stance on crime or racial discrimination, you decide. Academics explore the history and reasons behind mass incarcerations in the United States and its impact on ethnic communities. The...
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Jim Crow as a Form of Racialized Social Control

For Teachers 9th - 12th
New ReviewJust because slavery was illegal doesn't mean it went away ... Jim Crow Laws took its place. An eye-opening lesson focuses on how Jim Crow Laws were used as a form of racial social control against African Americans in the United States....
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Introducing 'The New Jim Crow'

For Teachers 9th - 12th
New ReviewWhen Jim Crow Laws ended, the intent behind them did not. Academics read "The New Jim Crow Laws" and an interview from the author to understand how racism has not ended, but rather changed over time. The instructional activity explains...
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Talking About Race and Racism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
New ReviewSet the stage for discussion in a thought-provoking lesson on racism. An informative resource prepares scholars to discuss the history of race and racism with a quiz, vocabulary, and guidelines. Academics discuss topics surrounding...