American Equality Milestones

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Has equality always existed as an unalienable right in the United States? Use this worksheet to chronicle the history and progression of equality in major documents and speeches throughout American history. The graphic organizer asks young historians to determine how equality is specifically mentioned in major national events, from the Declaration of Independence to the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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  • Well-organized graphic organizer
  • Includes range of monumental texts and events in US history
  • Adaptable to wide variety of Common Core standards involving source analysis

  • May need more room to provide comprehensive context for each event