Whether you're preparing for your fieldtrip to the Activist New York exhibition or you're interested in using primary sources to teach social activism in the classroom, these lesson plans will support your instruction. Contained in these materials for teachers are primary sources, vocabulary lists, activities, and a bibliography for further research, including links to articles to make contemporary connections to current events. Lessons presented here draw upon the New York State Social Studies Standards and the Common Core Standards. 

Political & Civil Rights
What's Wrong With New York City?
Conservative Activism
Slavery Banner
What Has New York to do With Slavery:
The Battle Over Abolition
civil rights
We Shall Not Be Moved
New York and Civil Rights
Prohibition
Ratify to Repeal
Protesting Prohibition