The Supreme Court and Equal Rights: Two Famous Cases


Resource ID#: 120141 Primary Type: Original Student Tutorial

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Subject(s): Social Studies
Grade Level(s): 7
Intended Audience: Students
Keywords: civics, grade 7, supreme court, judicial branch, plessy vs. ferguson, brown vs. board of education, original tutorial, students, equal rights, African American History, Black History, Black History Month, African American
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial

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