United States History
McRel Standards :
Era 9 - Postwar United States (1945 to early 1970s)
29. Students will be able to understand the struggle for racial and gender equality and for the extension of civil liberties:
Level IV (Grades 9-12) Understands significant influences on the Civil Rights Movement (e.g., the social and constitutional issues involved in Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) and Brown v. Board of Education (1954) court cases; the connection between legislative acts, Supreme Court decisions, and the Civil Rights Movement; the role of women in the Civil Rights Movement and in shaping the struggle for civil rights).