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Modern America ETHS Teaching Materials

ETHS Teaching Materials:  ETHS Teaching Materials are student-friendly essays and classroom activities developed by ETHS staff.  The essays and activities are designed based on the Tennessee Social Studies Standards. The downloadable teacher packets also include primary sources and images when available.

Alex Haley

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Standards: 5.69, U.S. 101

Key Words:  Alex Haley, Malcolm X, Roots, 

Columbia Race Riots

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Standard: U.S. 92

Key Words: Columbia TN, Jim Crow Laws, Thurgood Marshall, riots

Diane Nash

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Standards: U. S. 92 and U.S. 5.65

Key Words: Diane Nash, Nashville Sit-ins, Jim Crow Laws, Freedom Rider

Elvis Presley: The King of Rock-n-Roll

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Standards: 5.64, U.S. 86

Key Words: Memphis, Rock-n-Roll, Sun Studios

Highlander Folk School

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Standards: 5.64 and U.S. 92

Key Words: Monteagle, TN, Integration, Rosa Parks, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Memphis and the Birth of Rock-n-Roll

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Standards: 5.64, U.S. 86

Key Words: Memphis, Blues, Elvis Presley, Sun Studios

Tent Cities in Fayette and Haywood

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Standards: 5.65, U.S. 92

Key Words: Fayettte County, Haywood County, Civil Rights, Tent Cities

The Clinton 12 and the Integration of Clinton High School

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Standards:5.65, U.S. 92

Key Words:  Clinton TN, Segregation, Brown vs. Board of Education, Integration

The Nashville Sit-ins

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Standard: U.S. 92

Key Words:  Nashville, Sitins, Diane Nash