The emergence of the Civil Rights Movement

The emergence of the Civil Rights Movement

The Supreme Court's 1896 decision in Plessy v. Ferguson determined that "separate but equal" public facilities like restrooms and railroad cars were legal. The laws that resulted drove a further spike between the races in America.

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Essential Question

Why was it so challenging to change racist attitudes in America?

Common Core Standards

RH.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RH.2 - Main Ideas

Depth of Knowledge (DOK) Levels

2,4

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