Impact of World War I on American Society :

Red Summer Race Riots of 1919

Using Evidence: What were the Red Summer Race Riots? Where did the red summer riots take place? What caused the race riot in Chicago?

1 class period
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  • Red Summer Race Riots
    Students will be able to read and analyze excerpts from 6 primary sour documents and contextualize the Red Summer Race Riots by reviewing a map.
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    Red Summer Race Riots

    Students will contextualize the Red Summer Race Riots of 1919 by looking at both historical and geographical context.  Students will then review excerpts of 6 primary sources to complete a writing task. 

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