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152 resources with the concept jim crow laws

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Slavery as a Form of Racialized Social Control

For Teachers 9th - 12th
New ReviewAn engaging instructional activity delves into the effects of slavery on society. Young historians read text excerpts, complete handouts, and participate in group discussion to understand how slavery was a means to control society and...
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The Legacies of Reconstruction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
New ReviewThe final lesson plan in the seven-resource Reconstruction Era collection examines the legacies of Reconstruction. Class members investigate why the period has been called an "unfinished revolution," "a splendid failure," and "the second...
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14th Amendment Discussion Starter: The Black Codes

For Students 7th - 12th
The Black Codes and Jim Crow Laws were rules that served the same purpose: to restrict the rights of African Americans. Young historians watch performers read Black Code laws from different states to explain how African Americans were...
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Beyond Baseball with Jackie Robinson

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Jackie Robinson was more than a baseball star, he was a prominent activist. The thought-provoking resource focuses on the life and achievements of Jackie Robinson, from his baseball career to his civic participation. Academics listen and...
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14th Amendment Equal Protection Clause

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Two Supreme Court cases, Plessy v. Ferguson and Brown v. Board of Education take center stage in a lesson about the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment. Class members research both cases to compare and contrast the rulings.
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Jim Crow Laws Influence the Fight for Women's Suffrage | Carrie Chapman Catt

For Students 5th - 12th
A short, but very thought-filled video, examines the how Carrie Chapman Catt's push for passage of the 19th Amendment was impacted by Jim Crow Laws in southern states. Viewers are asked to consider the compromises made and whether the...
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Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice | Confronting Unjust Practices

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A powerful photograph of the Freedom Riders of 1961 launches an examination of the de jure and de facto injustices that the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s addressed. Young historians first watch a video and read the Supreme...
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Reconstruction

For Teachers 6th - 8th
When slavery ended, what did the government do to help African American during Reconstruction? An interesting instructional activity uses primary sources such as newspaper articles to help scholars analyze Reconstruction policies and how...
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The African-American Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers 11th
Every once in awhile a resource comes along that has all the materials you could ever want on a specific topic. Here's such a resource; an amazing collection of primary sources, photographs, posters, handbills, articles, and even the...
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Segregation: Plessy v. Ferguson: An Individual's Response to Oppression

For Students 11th
After generating research questions rated to segregation, groups are given a primary source document (Jim Crow Laws, Black Codes, Plessy v. Ferguson, etc.) and craft a presentation that details the key elements of their assigned...
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Chapter Five Worksheet Civil Rights

For Students 8th - 12th
Finish a unit on equal rights in American history with a 25-question assessment. Focusing on the legal and social history of discrimination in the United States, the worksheet challenges learners to differentiate between the implications...
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Historiography and Jim Crow in popular culture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the different ways history has been written about the Jim Crow laws during three phases—from the end of the Civil War until the 1960s, during the 1960s, and then during the late twentieth and early twenty-first...
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South Carolina's African American Women: "Lifting As We Climb"

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the formation of the National Association of colored Women's Club. In this civil rights lesson plan, students research the history and mission of the NACWC.
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No Day

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students learn about discrimination and the Jim Crow laws. In this discrimination lesson, students are presented with new classroom rules that discriminate against certain types of clothing. Students discuss the effects of the new rules...
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Change is Coming: Segregation in America

For Teachers K - 4th
Students examine Jim Crow Laws and segregation in America. In this civil rights lesson, students compare and contrast the lives of White and African American citizens post Civil War. They will use a Venn Diagram to mark the impacts of...
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Cultural Impact of Jim Crow Laws and the Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students examine the Jim Crow laws and how they impacted the lives of both African Americans and white Americans. They discuss the Civil Rights Movement and how their lives may have been different had it not occurred. Groups...
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The Effects of Segregation And "jim Crow" on Life in Virginia

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders study the effects that segregation and the Jim Crow laws had on life in Virginia after reviewing the Reconstruction period. They list the effects that the Jim Crow laws had on the lives of African Americans such as unfair...
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Separate is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students analyze photographs that feature segregation. In this human rights lesson, students examine photographs of a segregated movie theater, a Ku Klux Klan gathering, a segregated business sign, and an illustration from "Harper's...
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Women and Jim Crow

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students understand the importance of equality of opportunity and equal protection of the law as a characteristic of American society. They understand the important factors that have helped shape American Society and know ways in which...
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Wisconsin 's Opportunity for African Americans: 1945-1959

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners use primary sources to research and evaluate the quality of life for African American urban migrants in the 20th century. They focus on Wisconsin and outline Wisconsin's response to the wave of urban migration in a poster.
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Perseverance

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars examine how the failure of Reconstruction led to the systematic passage of Jim Crow laws in states across the South and the negative impact these laws had on the growth and development of the US.
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Traveling Southern Style: A Lesson on the Jim Crow Laws

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders create a poster of a travel route. In this discrimination lesson, 3rd graders read The Gold Cadillac and use it to discuss the problems African Americans faced while traveling south in the 1950's. Students compare three...
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An Analysis of Jim Crow Laws and their Effects on Race Relations

For Teachers 1st
First graders analyze the role of the Jim Crow laws on race relations. As a class, they are segregated based on the color shirt they have or some other simple criteria and wear either a square or circle sticker representing the majority...
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Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students experience a classroom simulation of discrimination and then use this as a springboard to discuss the Civil Rights Movement and Jim Crow Laws. This is a powerful, and potentially controversial, lesson for your students.