Diversity has played an important part in the history of the United States. Even though there are many different types of people living in this country, not all of them have always been treated equally. 

This could be seen clearly in the following events in US history...
  • Indian Removal Act
  • Nineteenth Amendment
  • Brown v. Board of Education
  • Montgomery Bus Boycott
  • Jim Crow Laws
Assignment...Select one of the topics above for discussion on your post this week and include the following.

  1. List and summarize (describe) your topic...answer the question what is it?  (5 points)
  2. When and Where did this take place...(include year, and location, city/state/country/region. (2.5 points)
  3. Who were the cultural groups involved (for example, White Adult Americans and African American Adults)...this can include nationalities, race, adults, children, gender and so on. (2.5 points)
  4. What did these groups disagree on. (2.5 points)
  5. Post in the comment section, any format will work as long as all parts of the assignment are addressed (2.5 points)

OH Grade 8, Social Studies Standard People in Societies 2
Describe and explain the social, economic and political effects of:
  1. Stereotyping and prejudice;
  2. Racism and discrimination;
  3. Institutionalized racism and institutionalized discrimination.