To what extent did Founding principles of liberty, equality, and justice become a reality for African Americans in the first half of the twentieth century?
- I can interpret primary sources related to Founding principles of liberty, equality, and justice in the first half of the twentieth century.
- I can explain how laws and policy, courts, and individuals and groups contributed to or pushed back against the quest for liberty, equality, and justice for African Americans.
- I can create an argument using evidence from primary sources.
- I can analyze issues in history to help find solutions to present-day challenges.
Directions: Identify the main ideas and connections to the Founding principles using the information you gathered from your assigned documents.
|Document Title and Date||Main ideas||Connection to Founding Principles|
|Ida B. Wells, “Lynch Law,” 1893|
|John Hope, “We Are Struggling for Equality,” 1896|
|W. E. B. Du Bois, The Souls of Black Folk, 1903|
|Giles v. Harris, 1903|
|W. E. B. Du Bois, “Niagara Movement Speech,” 1905|
|Map of the Migrant Streams of the Great Migration, 1910–1930|
|Residential Segregation in City Zoning Laws, 1910–1911|
|Booker T. Washington, “My View of Segregation Laws,” 1915|
|Images of the Silent Parade, July 28, 1917|
|Chicago Race Riot Images, 1919|
|A Man Was Lynched Yesterday Flag (Replica), 1920–1938|
|Tulsa Race Massacre Images, June 1921|
|Racial Restrictive Covenants, Chicago, 1924–1946|
|Langston Hughes, “The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain,” 1926|
|Zora Neale Hurston, “How It Feels to Be Colored Me,” 1928|
|Langston Hughes, “Let America Be America Again,” 1936*|
|Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Underwriting Manual, 1938|
|A. Philip Randolph, “The Call to Negro America to March on Washington,” 1941*|
|Bayard Rustin, “Nonviolence vs. Jim Crow,” 1942*|