: Explain the practice of discrimination and the passage of discriminatory laws in the United States and their impact on the rights of African Americans, including the Jim Crow laws and the ruling in Plessy v. Ferguson.
1. What is discrimination and who worked to fight against discrimination?
2. Was discrimination legal? What laws impacted its legality?
Other Instructional Materials or Notes:
White Water by Michael Bandy
The Other Side by Jacqueline Woodson
The School Is Not White! by Doreen Rappaport;
New Shoes by Susan Lynn Meyer
Primary Source: Plessy v. Ferguson
Jim Crow and the Great Migration
- 5-1 The student will demonstrate an understanding of Reconstruction and its impact on the United States.
- Reconstruction was a period of great hope, incredible change, and efforts at rebuilding. To understand Reconstruction and race relations in the United States, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
Lesson Created By: Lauren Benton , Jarvais Jackson, CEEAAS teacher