Barbara Jordan (1936 – 1996) was a leader of the Civil rights movement and later became the first Black woman elected to the United States House of Representatives. Among other notable achievements, Jordan introduced legislature to extend the state ratification deadline for the Equal Rights Amendment, and campaigned to include Native Americans, Latinos, and Asian-Americans when extending the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and supported the Community Reinvestment Act.
This hands-on Bill of Rights Sort is a fun way for students to learn about the first 10 Amendments to the Constitution. This activity includes the first ten amendments, their definition, and a description of each one. Great to use as a center, formative assessment, independent activity, morning work, or homework.
#Solidarity is the force that will change the course of history. We know this to be true because those who came before us did the heavy lifting during the suffragist movement, the civil rights movement and the women's movement in the last century. We are fifteen years into the 21st century - it is time to claim our civil right of Constitutional Equality once and for all. RISE UP! Shoulder to Shoulder for the Equal Rights Amendment http://on.fb.me/1FxXLH3 #RiseUp4Equality