Jim Crow and Voting Rights

This Jim Crow and Voting Rights lesson plan also includes:

Class groups examine primary source documents to determine how the voting rights of African Americans were restricted after the failure of Reconstruction, and how African American participation in World War II lead to change.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have class members investigate the voting requirements in their state and their district
Classroom Considerations

  • The sixth in a series of six resources that focus on Civil Rights
  • Establish a protocol for the safe and respectful discussion of controversial issues
Pros

  • The 10-page packet includes questions drawn from an Alabama literacy test, the primary source documents, and worksheets for the various documents
Cons

  • None
Common Core