Struggles for Justice: Segregation & Housing in the United States

Grade: 
11th
Lesson Topic: 

Struggles for Justice: Segregation & Housing in the United States

Focus Question/Lesson Description: 
What led to the segregation of neighborhoods in the United States? This lesson uses maps, personal histories and other primary sources, legislation, and modes of historical thinking to explore the history of housing discrimination. Learn more about redlining at KQED's The Lowdown: https://ww2.kqed.org/lowdown/2016/04/27/redlining/ UC Berkeley undergrads completing a project, with videos, on redlining in the Bay Area: http://aces2016housing.weebly.com/
Includes Primary Sources?: 
Yes
CA Unit Content Standard: 
11.10