Race, the 14th Amendment, and Equal Protection

NAACP Statement on the Implications of the Bakke Decision for College /University Admissions

Overview

This lesson engages students in inquiry and analysis using primary source, role play, and discussions of racial discrimination. Students use evidence-based claims to examine the 14th Amendment and university admissions procedures.

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Grade

High School

Subjects

Civics, Social Studies

Length

60-80 minutes.

Topics

14th amendment, affirmative action, Bakke Decision, College admissions, equal protection clause, equal rights, Fisher v. University of Texas, NAACP, race, racial discrimination, role play, University Admissions

Author

Citizen U