Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

This lesson explores the experience of African Americans during the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. Students will explore the experience of African Americans during segregation, debates between African American leaders over best solutions, and the Great Migration through a historical narrative, primary sources, and student activities. Students will better understand the experience of African Americans in American history as a basis for a discussion of current events.

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > Civics
  • Social Studies > United States History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Checks and Balances; Due Process; Equality; Federalism;Freedom of contract; Freedom of speech, press, & assembly; Inalienable Rights; Limited Government; Private property; Rule of Law; Separation of powers Constitution; Supreme Court; Court Cases; Personal Liberty; Bill of Rights. Gilded Age and Progressive Era

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Update Standards?

D2.Civ.4.9-12: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Explain how the U.S. Constitution establishes a system of government that has powers, responsibilities, and limits that have changed over time and that are still contested.

D2.Civ.10.6-8: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Explain the relevance of personal interests and perspectives, civic virtues, and democratic principles when people address issues and problems in government and civil society.

D2.His.1.9-12: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Evaluate how historical events and developments were shaped by unique circumstances of time and place as well as broader historical contexts.

D2.His.2.9-12: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Analyze change and continuity in historical eras.

D2.His.4.3-5: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Explain why individuals and groups during the same historical period differed in their perspectives.

D2.His.4.6-8: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Analyze multiple factors that influenced the perspectives of people during different historical eras.
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