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African American History in the United States
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS, HS
EDSITEment offers a comprehensive collection of free NEH-supported and EDSITEment-developed lessons for K-12 classrooms on African American history...
March on Washington: A Time for Change
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Students will learn about the March on Washington and how it took place during a time of great change known as the Civil Rights Movement. Use this...
Reconstruction and The American Founding
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  • The Civil War
  • High School
Explore through primary source documents in the ConSource digital library to see how the provisions of the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments are...
Slavery and the Constitution
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  • The Civil War
  • High School
Explore the text and history of the Three-Fifths Clause, the Migration and Importation of Slaves or Slave Trade Clause, and the Fugitive Slave Clause.
From Selma to Montgomery: Voting Rights Act 1965
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Students will learn about the 1965 marches from Selma to Montgomery during the Civil Rights Movement. They will examine the Voting Rights Act of 1965...
A Philip Randolph and the Civil Rights Movement - Slide Presentation
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  • Students with Disabilities
  • Pre-K, K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
This slide presentation illustrates the historical importance of the African American hero, A. Philip Randolph, at the dawn of the Civil Rights...
African Americans in Clayton Township, New Jersey (1858-1887)
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  • The Civil War
  • High School
About This Lesson With an emphasis on the period of Clayton Township's existence, 1858 to 1887, this microregional study explores the history of...
Lesson Plan: Civil Rights Sit-Ins
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By the 1960s, the Civil Rights movement was growing in the U.S. Leaders such as Martin Luther King Jr. employed non-violent methods of protesting. On...
Teaching For Change - Promise of Change
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  • Civil Rights Movement
  • High School
SHARED READING: Jo Ann Allen Boyce is a real person. She is a living witness to a turbulent time in American history. Her story is documented and...
Protecting the Emmett Till Memorial
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
Common Core
A Mississippi memorial to a teenage boy murdered on the banks of the Tallahatchie River has been rededicated for the fourth time. Emmett Till was an...