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Brown v. Board : five communities that changed America

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Title:Brown v. Board : five communities that changed America

Web site with a lesson plan about the 1954 United States Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board of Education. Five cases from Kansas, Virginia, South Carolina, Delaware, and Washington D.C. were eventually consolidated into the Supreme Court case; the lesson plan focuses on resources from the five communities involved. The Web site includes historical background and initial questions, a map of segregation in the United States, readings about school segregation, images relating to the court cases, activities, and supplementary resources.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Instructional materials | Web sites | Lesson plans | Teaching guides | Maps | Texts (document genres) | Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:Brown, Oliver, 1918- --Trials, litigation, etc. | African Americans--Civil rights | African Americans--Education | Civil rights movements--United States | Segregation in education--United States | Discrimination in education--United States | School integration--United States | United States. Supreme Court | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | African American students--United States | Farmville (Va.) | Prince Edward County (Va.) | Saint Louis (Mo.) | Washington (D.C.)
Collection:Teaching with Historic Places
Institution:National Park Service
Contributors:United States. National Park Service | Teaching with Historic Places Collection
Online Publisher:[Washington (D.C.)] : National Park Service
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Persistent Link to Item:http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/121brown/index.htm