This Albion Tourgée & the Fight for Civil Rights activity & project also includes:
Who was Albion Tourgee? To find out about this amazing man, class groups participate in a jigsaw activity in which they become experts on a particular period during Tourgée’s life and then share what they have learned with a second group. At the conclusion of the lesson, to ensure Tourgée’s legacy is not forgotten, individuals design a monument for Tourgee.
- Have groups research other little known leaders of the fight for civil rights
- Although the focus is on North Carolina history, the resource may be used in any classroom studying the Civil War and civil rights
- The resource includes a carefully scaffolded, richly detailed plan, worksheets, readings, and activities