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Brown v. Board of Education Timeline
This downloadable timeline provides an overview of events from 1849-2003 related to the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Brown v. Board of Education: The Decision
Online exhibit highlighting the lawyers who argued for and against segregation in the Supreme Court, the arguments they used, and the importance of Chief Justice Earl Warren and the final decision in the Brown .v Board of Education case. The Decision: A Landmark in American Justice is the fifth section of the online exhibition entitled Separate is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education. Targets grades 6-12.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Brown v. Board of Education: Annotated Bibliography
Annotated bibliography from the exhibit Separate is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education. Includes links to online teacher materials and age-appropriate works of fiction and nonfiction for students and adults.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): All grades
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Brown v. Board of Education: The Legacy
Online exhibit examining the equal rights movements inspired by the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision as well as the continuing struggles to bring equal opportunities to all Americans. Legacy: Achieving Equality is the sixth and final section of the online exhibition entitled Separate is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education. Targets grades 6-12.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Celebrating People with Disabilities Through Stamps
Lesson plan that uses postage stamps to introduce notable Americans with disabilities. Students design a stamp of ther own.
Provider: National Postal Museum
State Standards: View state standards for this resource
Grade(s): 4–8
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First Ladies at the Smithsonian Homepage
Online exhibit exploring the stories of the first ladies of the White House. From Martha Washington through Michelle Obama, the Smithsonian’s first ladies collection includes material related to their social and political activities as well as a collection of gowns. The exhibit also features thematic overviews of the many roles of first ladies, a timeline, and behind-the-scenes details on the history of the first ladies exhibitions.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): All grades
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Five Communities Change a Nation
Online exhibit on the communities and cases that were involved in the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision. Five Communities Change a Nation is the fourth section of the online exhibition entitled Separate is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education. Targets grades 6-12.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Five Communities Change a Nation- Lesson
Lesson plan has students research segregation in five communities across America that gained national attention and came to be the five court cases that made up Brown v. Board of Education. Students will identify, discuss, compare, and contrast the factors in each community that led community members to challenge segregation and then create a radio broadcast highlighting essential information about each case. Targets grades 7-12.
Provider: National Museum of American History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Lincoln, Race and the American Presidency Lecture Video
Panel discussion about Abraham Lincoln's views on race issues in the context of his mid-19th century contemporaries. Beyond discussing slavery and emancipation, the video explores historical and modern perspectives on colonization, voting, interracial marriage, and other political and social rights.
Provider: National Museum of American History
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Grade(s): General audience
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Making the Connection—From Smithson to Smithsonian Classroom Activities
Lesson plan exploring the national debate surrounding the acceptance of Smithson's gift, identifying the divergent views of members of Congress, and examining the role of compromise in the American legislative process. Students learn to assess primary sources as they learn about the tumultuous birth of the Smithsonian.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Grade(s): 9–12
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