Webquest: To Kill a Mockingbird
Webquest: To Kill a Mockingbird Part I: The Great Depression & 1930s America
Webquest: To Kill a Mockingbird Part II: Jim Crow Laws
1. Go to: http://spartacus-educational.com/USAjimcrow.htm
a. Read the information on this page and write a brief summary (3-5 sentences) of what you learned. (5 points)
b. Explore three of the numbered stories found on this website. Record the names of the links (i.e. James Peck), and for each link, write two or three sentences to summarize what you learned. (5 points)
2. Take a look at the links listed below and pursue one that most interests you.
Take notes on the important aspects of your article. (10 points)
From the 1880s until the 1960s, a majority of American states enforced segregation through "Jim Crow" laws (named after a black character in minstrel shows).
This site provides examples of Jim Crow laws.
This site promotes the Jim Crow Museum from Ferris State University in Michigan.