We found 9 reviewed resources for armed forces and segregation
Executive Order 9981: Truman Desegregates the Armed Forces
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
To most modern Americans, the idea that many aspects of society were once segregated is astonishing. Explore Truman's decision to desegregate the armed forces with your high schoolers. The first two days of this three-day plan are spent...
Getting to the Heart of Brown v. Board of Education
8th - 11th
You've heard it before, "The best way to develop vocabulary is to study it in context." Use this activity to help learners use context clues to identify unknown words. The reading selection is broken into five chunks, and it focuses on...
African Americans in World War II: Staging a Double V Campaign in the Classroom
9th - 12th
The feelings and attitudes of African-Americans during World War II are examined by high schoolers. After watching various clips from "The War," they answer comprehension questions for each section. In groups, they create their own...