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Students confront the devastating history of June 1, 1921, when the affluent African-American neighborhood of Greenwood, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, was destroyed by deputized white mobs. Historians believe approximately 300 members of this community were murdered.
Standards & Frameworks
These documents map the activites in this module to numerous national and state standards and frameworks.
These activities extend the themes of the story presented in the episode to other events and into the future. These resources and activities help students see how we can use an understanding of the past to make sense of more recent events and imagine a different future.
These activities ask students to (1) generate their own questions and plan larger inquiries into the historical record regarding the stories presented in the video, and then (2) find, evaluate, and interpret historical documents to develop a research claim.