US History Lesson Plan Templates in High School Social Studies

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Civil Rights and Two Related Landmark Cases
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Plessy V Ferguson Brown V Board of Education
Racism is Real
Brave New Educators 
Updated: 
2019
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
A three-part series that explores the many ways black Americans face racial bias. These short films—Racism is Real, Black Protests vs. White Riots,...
Dr. Cole, Provost Discusses Racist Chant "The South Will Rise Again."
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University of Mississippi Assistant Provost Dr. Donald Cole shares his point of view on "The South Will Rise Again," chant and other traditions...
"At the Hands of Persons Unknown": Lynching in US
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Between 1882 and 1968, 4,743 people were lynched in the United States; over 70 percent of the victims were African-Americans. In this lesson,...
Mendez v. Westminster: Early School Desgregation
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
In 1947, parents won a federal lawsuit against several California school districts that had segregated Mexican-American schoolchildren. For the first...
Lyndon Johnson, Master Legislator
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Some argue that our system grinds to a halt whenever one party occupies the White House and another party holds a majority in Congress. Yet during...
The Adarand Case: Affirmative Action
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Does affirmative action violate the 14th Amendment's requirement of equal protection? Yes, say those who argue that affirmative action unfairly...
In the Courts: From Plessy to Brown
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Standards aligned
Courtroom battles played a significant role in the civil rights movement. For many years, civil rights leaders waged hard-fought and carefully...
Ethics on Film
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Carnegie Council has curated a list of films in which students can explore ethical dimensions of historical and current events. The "In Depth"...
Voting Rights Then and Now
ADL 
Updated: 
2016
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On August 6, 2015, we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, landmark federal legislation enacted to prevent racial...