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Bobby D. Gist

The students will be able to explain the contributions of individuals from South Carolina and how they influenced the history of United States. The students will be able to explain how personal actions are constrained by larger social or historical conditions.

Bobby D. Gist

Students will define affirmative action.  Students will analyze the pros and cons of affirmative action.

Bobby D. Gist

Students will construct a planned community, and construct a map of the planned community.

Bobby D. Gist

Students will be able to identify the pros and cons of affirmative action/equal opportunity employment.

Boykin Spaniels

A lesson plan using an article from the Sandlapper Magazine about Boykin Spaniels.

Brigadier General Stephen Twitty

The students will be able to identify various regions of the United States and other locations in the world.

Brigadier General Stephen Twitty

The students will create an acrostic poem.

Brigadier General Stephen Twitty

The students will:  Be introduced to the life of Brigadier General Stephen M. Twitty. Be introduced to history of various 20th & 21st century wars involving the United States and their effects on our country. Discuss symbolism. Create a medal representing the qualities of bravery and freedom using a variety of different visuals and symbols using mixed media.

Briggs v. Elliott Curriculum

This curriculum guide and resource booklet was prepared by descendants of a few determined black people who lived in Clarendon County, South Carolina, during the 1940s. Their parents’ actions in a quest for equality, their efforts to get their piece of the “American Dream,” changed the course of United States history. The series of events that our foreparents started became the legal case of Briggs et al. v. Elliott et al. This was the first case to reach the United States Supreme Court that challenged the constitutionality of segregated educational facilities. This was the first lawsuit that challenged the constitutionality of segregated educational facilities to reach the United States Supreme Court. Ultimately, Briggs v. Elliott became one of five cases argued before the Supreme Court as Brown et al v. Board of Education of Topeka, Shawnee County, KS, et al.

Brown v. Board: Five Communities That Changed America

This lesson is based on the National Historic Landmark Nominations, “Robert Russa Moton High School” (with photographs), “Sumner and Monroe Elementary Schools” (with photographs), “Howard High School” (with photographs),and “John Philip Sousa Middle School” (with photographs), as well as the National Register Nomination for “Summerton High School,” and the National Historic Landmark Survey theme study entitled Racial Desegregation in Public Education in the United States.

Objectives
1) To interpret the implication of the Plessy v. Ferguson court case to the history of segregated educational facilities in the United States.
2) To explain the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s (NAACP) role in the desegregation of public education in the United States. 
3) To describe the five cases constituting Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case. 
4) To evaluate the importance of the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case.
5) To determine the implications of the Brown v. Board of Education ruling on public schools in their own community. 

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