Posted by: Kirsten | Sunday, 30 September 2007

Lesson Plan On Voting Rights March Released

Teaching Plan On Voting Rights March Released
Participants marching in the civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.
The National Park Service has launched its latest Teaching with Historic Places (TwHP) lesson plan, The Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March: Shaking the Conscience of the Nation.

In this lesson, students learn how people in Selma, Alabama, and national civil rights organizations worked together to end the unconstitutional denial of voting rights to African Americans in the South. The lesson plan was sponsored by the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail’s “Never Lose Sight of Freedom” program and with the assistance of staff at Harpers Ferry Center. 

There are now a total of 133 TwHP online lesson plans. [More…]

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