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Standard 5-3.2

5-3.2 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.

Grade(s): 3, 4, 5

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Type
Mann-Simons House Photo Gallery | Let's Go!
Mann-Simons House Photo Gallery | Let's Go!

Photo

Mann-Simons Partial Family Tree Mann-Simons Family Portraits Case of Excavated Artifacts, Including A Rubber "Bouncy" Ball Photograph of John Lucius Simons, Sr.'s Sons: John Lucius Simons, Jr. (Left)...
Mann Simons Site | Let's Go!
Mann Simons Site | Let's Go!

Video

The Mann-Simons Site, home to the same entrepreneurial African American family for nearly 130 years, traces the journey of Columbia’s African American community from enslavement through urban renewal...
3D VR - Mann-Simons VR  | Let's Go!
3D VR - Mann-Simons VR | Let's Go!

Interactive

The Mann-Simons Site, home to the same entrepreneurial African American family for nearly 130 years, traces the journey of Columbia’s African American community from enslavement through urban renewal...
Ruth and the Green Book
Ruth and the Green Book

Lesson

This lesson introduces students to the difficulties faced by African Americans during the middle twentieth century. Using the book Ruth and the Green Book by Calvin Alexander Ramsey, students learn...

Minnie Kennedy and the Civil Rights Movement
Minnie Kennedy and the Civil Rights Movement

Lesson

This lesson can be a component of a year-long project based lesson on civil rights or one part of a single, shorter PBL focusing only the civil rights era after World War II. This particular extension...

Brown v. Board of Education | Road Trip
Brown v. Board of Education | Road Trip

Video

The Plessy v. Ferguson decision set the precedent that "separate" facilities for blacks and whites were constitutional as long as they were "equal." In 1954, the Brown v. Board of Education case...
Leading the Struggle | Road Trip
Leading the Struggle | Road Trip

Video

There were several key leaders during the Civil Rights Movement. Despite visible leaders like Martin Luther King, Jr, Rosa Parks, Malcolm X and John F. Kennedy, young people played a major role in...