This instructional unit was written by Aubrie Reed to complement the Proclaiming Colorado’s Black History project.
Eighth Grade Unit 1: The Struggle for Suffrage Rights in Colorado, a Petition that Reflects the Core Themes of the Reconstruction Era.
Subject: Colorado Petition Opposing Statehood in Favor of Suffrage Rights for Black Men During the Reconstruction Era
Lesson Time: 90 minutes, two 45 minute class periods, or three 30 minute lessons
Units are also available to meet CDE standards for 2nd and 4th grades and high school.
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