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Civil Rights Act of 1964 Teacher Resources
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Eleventh graders study the history of immigration from 1850 to the present. In this American History lesson plan, 11th graders compare the 1924 and 1965 immigration acts and give a reasoned opinion on each. Students research, write, and make a presentation on a notable immigrant to the United States.
Young scholars explore and examine the life and accomplishments of an important civil rights leader. They assess the social issues that the United States grappled with during the 1960s and 1970s, become aware of prejudice and discrimination and study about the Equal Rights Amendment and the Women's Rights Movement of the 1960s and 1970s.
Students examine gays rights issues in the United States. In this gay marriage lesson, students investigate how people have made their cases before the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government to secure their civil rights. Students write essays regarding the topic.