SS.912.C.2.9

Identify the expansion of civil rights and liberties by examining the principles contained in primary documents.

Clarifications

Examples are Preamble, Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Emancipation Proclamation, 13th, 14th, 15th, 19th, 24th, and 26th Amendments, Voting Rights Act of 1965.
General Information
Subject Area: Social Studies
Grade: 912
Strand: Civics and Government
Status: State Board Approved

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2106310: United States Government (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2019, 2019 - 2022 (current), 2022 - 2023, 2023 and beyond)
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2106468: Constitutional Law Honors (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 - 2023, 2023 and beyond)
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1001380: English Honors 3 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
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Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
SS.912.C.2.In.i: Identify the expansion of civil rights as reflected in the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and its amendments, and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
SS.912.C.2.Su.i: Recognize the expansion of civil rights as reflected in the Constitution and its amendments.
SS.912.C.2.Pa.i: Recognize examples of civil rights.

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Lesson Plan

The 15th Amendment—Intentions and Reality:

This resource is a lesson plan in which students analyze the 15th Amendment to the Constitution and then learn about the obstacles to actual voting rights that persisted in the post-Reconstruction South (black codes, poll taxes, lynching, etc.). It features a group-based assessment and a follow-up activity in which students create their own political cartoon.

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