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Postcard of the Dunbar (Somerville) Hotel, Los Angeles, ca.1938

LESSON: WHAT INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL FACTORS SHAPED AFRICAN-AMERICAN SOUTH CENTRAL BETWEEN THE 1920S AND 1950S?

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CONTENT STANDARDS

11.1: Students analyze the significant events in the founding of the nation and its attempts to realize the philosophy of government described in the Declaration of Independence. 

11.6.4: Analyze the effects of and the controversies arising from New Deal economic policies and the expanded role of the federal government in society and the economy since the 1930's.

CCSS STANDARDS

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.2: Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary that makes clear the relationships among the key details and ideas.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.7: Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, as well as in words) in order to address a question or solve a problem.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.WHST.11-12.9: Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

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