The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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1964: A victory for the civil rights movement! Scholars read a section of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and discuss what affirmative actions means to them. The resource is a jigsaw activity, with each group focusing on one section of the text. After analyzing the text, scholars discuss their findings in a group discussion format. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Compare the Civil Rights Act of 1964  to other civil rights legislation 
  • Guide a group discussion on the impact of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 on the African American community 
Classroom Considerations
  • Must have Internet access to complete the lesson 
Pros
  • Activity is conducive to group work
  • The resource is great for both history and government lessons 
Cons
  • None