Academic Standard: Subject

African American Life During the Great Depression and World War II
Initiative: 
Tennessee State Standards
Set: 
Social Studies (2014-2019)
Type: 
Subject
Grade range: 
No grade range

Students analyze the conditions and contributions of African Americans during the Great Depression and World War II.

 
Elements within this Subject
 
Standard
Analyze the impact of the Great Depression and the New Deal on the lives of African Americans.
Evaluate the continued quest for civil rights in America.
Describe the effects of African American "pop" culture of the 1930's and 1940's.
Analyze the impact of racism in America during World War II.
Describe and evaluate the contributions of African Americans during World War II.
Explain how World War II laid the groundwork for the modern Civil Rights Movement.