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In this new activity on DocsTeach.org—our online tool for teaching with documents from the National Archives—students will read, analyze, and summarize Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, that established the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. We suggest teaching with this activity during a unit on civil rights in grades 9–12. Approximate time needed … Continue reading New DocsTeach Activity: The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Documents from the records of Congress help students understand why the Equal Rights Amendment wasn't ratified, even with its considerable support.