Academic Standard: Subject

African American Life After Emancipation Thriough World War I
Tennessee State Standards
Social Studies (2014-2019)
Grade range: 
No grade range

Students analyze the rise of Jim Crow and its effects on the life experiences of African Americans in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Elements within this Subject
Assess the economic and social impact of Jim Crow laws on African Americans.
Analyze the legal ramifications of segregation laws and court decisions on American society.
Compare and contrast the political movements that developed in response to Jim Crow laws, including the Niagara Movement, the NAACP, the Urban League, The Atlanta
Compare and contrast the African American political and legal personalities of the time period and their impact on American society, including Samuel McElwee, Robert
Describe the development of African American institutions such as religion, education, and benevolent organizations.
Evaluate the economic, cultural, political, and social impact of African American migration within and from the South, including the Exodusters, Benjamin Pap
Describe the impact of African American regiments on the western campaigns, the Spanish American War, and World War I, including Buffalo Soldiers and George Jordan.