Click on the link below to download the primary source document, Supreme Court decision Plessy v Ferguson, dissenting opinion by Justice Harlan: plessy v ferguson primary source document dissenting opinion justice harlan Click on the link below to download analysis … Continue reading
Click on the link below to download excerpts from the Voting Rights Act of 1965: Excerpts from the Voting Rights Act of 1965 Click on the link below to download full text of the Voting Rights Act of 1965: Transcript … Continue reading
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16th Street Baptist Church (Birmingham, Alabama) The 16th Street Baptist Church bombing occurred on September 15, 1963, when four members of the Ku Klux Klan planted dynamite beneath the steps on the east side of the church. The explosion killed four young … Continue reading
Primary Source Documents: Arrest Records of Rosa Parks (1955) Click on the links below to download primary source documents and analysis form. arrest-records-of-rosa-parks – primary source documents box-model-analysis – analysis form
Rosa Park’s Bus Seating Diagram as presented in federal court. Primary Source Analysis Activity: Step One: With Rosa Park’s name blanked out, students will examine the diagram. Step Two: Students will answer analysis questions and attempt to determine the historical … Continue reading
Primary Source Analysis Activity: The Black Panthers are the most notable militant black rights groups of the 1960’s. Many of the organization’s incredible community efforts were lost by some of the membership highly publicized illegal activities. The group’s political platform … Continue reading