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Chicago's black metropolis : understanding history through a historic place

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Title:Chicago's black metropolis : understanding history through a historic place

Web site providing a lesson plan based on African American migration to Chicago, Illinois, in the early twentieth century. The lesson plan provides an introductory question, historical context, maps relating to African American history in Chicago, readings about the importance of the African American community in Chicago, historic photographs, a list of activities, and a list of supplementary resources.

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Types:instructional materials | web sites | lesson plans | teaching guides | black-and-white photographs | maps | texts (document genres) | Text
Subjects:African Americans--Illinois--Chicago | African American businesspeople--Illinois--Chicago | Historic sites--Illinois | Urbanization--Illinois--Chicago | Chicago (Ill.)--Race relations--History--20th century | United States, Illinois, Cook County, Chicago, 41.850033, -87.6500523
Collection:Teaching with Historic Places
Institution:National Park Service
Contributors:United States. National Park Service
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Persistent Link to Item:https://www.nps.gov/articles/chicago-s-black-metropolis-understanding-history-through-a-historic-place-teaching-with-historic-places.htm