Explore the Civil Rights Trail—Interactive Map

An interactive map equipped with images, text, and clickable links takes history buffs on a journey through the Civil Rights trail. Scholars discovery locations including Atlanta, Georgia, Jackson, and Mississippi as part of an exploration of the Civil Rights Movement.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Investigate the website during Black History Month
  • Direct pupils to examine one or more locations and share their findings with the rest of the class in an informal presentation atmosphere 
  • If time permits, allow learners to browse the rest of the website for further information; perform a quick preview to confirm that the resource is appropriate for your class 
Classroom Considerations
  • Coordinate a time to visit the school's computer lab or check out devices so each class member has access to a device
  • Encourage the use of headphones when locations include a video
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Each location includes a description, high-quality picture, map, and links to discover related experiences, places to visit, and neighborhood cities of interest 
Cons
  • Does not include a map legend