ERIC Number: ED113243
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
A Senior High School Social Studies Unit on the Black Experience in America. Bulletin No. 279.
Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD.
Prepared for senior high students at Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, Maryland, this curriculum guide focuses on the black experience in America, beginning with the roots of African heritage and extending to modern day events. The unit tells the story of the black American from his viewpoint, adding dimension to both American history and black history. The primary purpose of the course is to introduce students to the individuals, forces, and events that make up the experiences of the black people in America. Following an introduction describing the African background, the guide presents sections on the role of the blacks in the New World until Emancipation in 1863, Reconstruction to World War II, and the Black Revolution. Supplementary materials are included throughout the unit of study including a bibliography and listings of film and nonprint resources useful for a course on black studies. (Author/JR)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD.