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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): 5

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Modjeska Monteith Simkins House

Video

Built between 1890 and 1895, this one-story cottage was home to Modjeska Monteith Simkins, considered "the Matriarch of Civil Rights activists of South Carolina," from 1932 until her death on April 5...
Mann-Simons House Photo Gallery | Let's Go!
Mann-Simons House Photo Gallery | Let's Go!

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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)...
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...

Native Americans | Road Trip

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John Trudell, a Native American activist, talks about an often overlooked group of people. Trudell shares how Native Americans fit into the fight for civil rights. Connections, P.A. Bennett, ETV, 2002