- Read Part 1 – A Brief Overview of the American Civil Rights Movement thru The Fight to End Slavery in Civil Rights Then & Now by Kristina Daniele
- Watch the video Understanding Jim Crow and answer the questions that follow. You can print the transcript if you need to.
- Answer the following questions in your notebook.
- Read Chapter 1 in To Kill a Mockingbird.
- Read sections “Historic Context” and “Central Issue” from the website 1933 Inaugural Address Curriculum Hub by the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum.
- Respond to the discussion questions by creating a blog post on OYSTER Academy (formerly For Love of Education). I have sent an invitation. You will need to accept the invitation sent to the address associated with your WordPress.com site.
- What was the impact of the Depression on Jim Crow, and why did it have this impact? Provide two pieces of evidence from the text to support your answer.
- How was Jim Crow maintained even in situations where there were no specific laws in place dictating social interactions? Provide two pieces of evidence from the text to support your answer.
- According to the speaker, why were the 1930s especially suited to perpetuating Jim Crow? Support your answer with two pieces of specific evidence from the text.
Directions: In a Blog post on OYSTER Academy, discuss your answers to the following questions.
- Discussion 1: What was the relationship between gender and the perpetuation of Jim Crow?
- Discussion 2: If Jim Crow no longer exists (at least in the way it once did), why is it important for us to continue to talk about it?