The U.S. Constitution & Black History - Closed Structure

The U.S. Constitution & Black History

This interactive course examines how the laws of the United States, starting with the Constitution itself, have impacted the history of black Americans. It covers important legal cases like Dred Scott, Plessy v. Ferguson, and Brown v. Board of Ed. How have we moved toward a more inclusive nation that strives to live up to the words Thomas Jefferson penned in the Declaration of Independence, "…all men (people!) are created equal" and accord all equal protection of the law?

This version of the course has a "Closed" Structure. Learners are required to navigate through the course in sequence, and to view the entire videos and take any quizzes in order to proceed to the next segment.

Teachers - If you'd like to see the educational standards covered by this course, use the Standards Alignment tool on Each section is aligned seperately in case you wish to use only particular sections.

Your Instructor has served educators since 2006, providing entertaining, video-centered educational units designed to promote critical thinking and respectful discussion and debate in classrooms. (And homeschooling rooms!)

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
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