MAAP | Mapping the African American Past

Marcus Garvey and the Rise of Black Nationalism - 4th Grade Adaptation

Goals:

Aim
What choices were available to African Americans at the turn of the last century when facing racist America?
 
At the conclusion of this lesson, students will be able to:
  • Evaluate the concept of "Black Nationalism".
  • Understand how African Americans might consider Marcus Garvey's "Back to Africa" movement as a realistic choice
  • Identify other leading figures in the history of black nationalism

Essential Questions:

  • What constituted an act of resistance of African Americans against the institution of slavery?
  • Are some acts of resistance more effective than others?
 

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