ERIC Number: EJ450751
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Fannie Lou Hamer and the Fourteenth Amendment.
Monk, Linda R.; Sass, Charles R.
Update on Law-Related Education, v15 n3 p13-14 Fall 1991
Recommends studying Fannie Lou Hamer's work in the civil rights movement of the 1960s to teach students a greater appreciation of the citizen's role in enforcing constitutional rights. Includes a role-playing activity, discussion questions, and a handout on Hamer. Suggests students will recognize the relationship between the Fourteenth Amendment and the civil rights movement. (DK)
Descriptors: Activism, Biographies, Black History, Black Leadership, Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Constitutional Law, Desegregation Litigation, Equal Protection, Law Related Education, Racial Integration, Role Playing, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, Voter Registration, Voting Rights
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Mississippi
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Fourteenth Amendment