From Canterbury to Little Rock: The Struggle for Educational Equality for African Americans


Subject:
Black Resources , Segregation & Discrimination

Description:
This lesson plan, based on the Prudence Crandall Museum (Canterbury, Connecticut) and Little Rock Central High School (Arkansas), focuses on the examination of historical events at the two locations and on comparing and contrasting of African American education in the 1830s and desegregation of schools in the 1950s. Includes readings, map, and images. Meant for grades 5-12. Part of the Teaching With Historic Places Lesson Plans program of the National Park Service (NPS).

Publisher:
National Park Service (NPS)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/crandall/crandall.htm


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