Street Law, Inc. and The Supreme Court Historical Society present

Landmark Cases of the U.S. Supreme Court

Street Law /

Paving the Way to Integrated Schools

Directions

Work with two other students to fill in the blanks of the “bricks” below.  Then, put the bricks in order, so they show some of the important steps in the path to integrated schools. 

If your teacher directs you to do so, tape your bricks in order on the floor and leave them there until your class is finished studying this unit. 

Download a .pdf version of the blank bricks: Brick template

Brown v. Board of Education

__________ (year)

Write a one-sentence summary of the decision in this case:

Plessy v. Ferguson

__________ (year)

Write a one-sentence summary of the decision in this case:

The Fourteenth Amendment

__________ (year)

Write a short summary of Section 1 of this Amendment:

< Brown v. Board of Education