Why Lesson Planet?
Lynchings, race riots, and Jim Crow laws were just a few examples of antagonism that African Americans faced after Emancipation. Class groups investigate these and other events, and prepare a presentation to inform the class about the results of their research.
- Introduce the lesson by modeling the process of identifying a problem, doing keyword searches, and analyzing primary source documents
- Class members should have experience analyzing primary source materials, searching databases, and understand how to stage a simulated Congress
- The resource presents an overview of the project, includes links to all the required materials, and details the lesson procedure
- No rubrics are included for the various projects