Vote!: The History of Voting Rights in the United States FLEX
In this six-week flex course, we will explore United States history from colonial times to present, uncovering the many ways American citizens were prevented from voting and ongoing struggle for the right to vote in elections.
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Abraham Lincoln once said, "the ballot is stronger than the bullet." The history of voting rights in the United States is full of struggle, as many Americans have had to fight to gain their rights in a democratic society. In this class, we will explore United States history from colonial times to present, uncovering the many ways American citizens were prevented from voting and ongoing struggle for the right to vote. Each week we will discuss a different time period and explore which...
I am a licensed social studies educator (NC Teaching License) with a M.Ed. in Secondary Social Studies education. I hold an undergraduate degree in History with a minor in Political Science. I am also a homeschooling mom of two children. I have over fifteen years of experience teaching a variety of social studies topics including the history of many marginalized groups in the United States and other stories that are often not told in mainstream history courses. I have taken professional development courses with a focus on inclusivity in teaching history through institutions including the National Humanities Center, Smithsonian Institution and the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching. I am also certified to teach Advanced Placement United States History and Advanced Placement United States Government and Politics and have taught both courses for over ten years.
There are no live meetings of this class. Learners can work at their own pace when they have time in their day. Learners should plan to spend at least 1-2 hours per week exploring the video lectures, notes, and interactive class assignments within the course.
No live meetings, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
A variety of reputable sources were used in the creation of this course including, but not limited to, materials from PBS Learning Media, the Smithsonian Institution, and Facing History and Ourselves, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping teachers and students stand up to racism through learning and exploring history.
Leigh RobertsonCertified teacher, traveler, and home schooling parent!
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Hi I'm Leigh! I am a licensed Social Studies teacher (North Carolina) with an M.Ed. in Secondary Social Studies Education. I'm also a homeschooling/world schooling parent of two children (ages 6 and 9). I joined Outschool in 2019 after 15 years...