The Supreme Court and Equal Rights: Two Famous Cases

Resource ID#: 120141 Type: Original Student Tutorial

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Subject(s): Social Studies
Grade Level(s): 7
Intended Audience: Students
Instructional Time: 30 Minute(s)
Keywords: civics, judicial branch, students, equal rights, African American History, Black History, Black History Month, African American, Plessy v. Ferguson, Plessy vs. Ferguson, Brown v. Board of Education, Brown vs. Board of Education, African-American, history, interactive, tutorials, elearning, e-learning, separate but equal, segregation, overturn, Supreme Court, tutorial
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial

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