Optional Extra Credit Reading Opportunity for Class of 2020

 1.Acquire a Copy of  The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation, by Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff (Paperback) and STUDY it over the summer
                                                     

2.Go online and become familiar with the following court cases:

• Dred Scott v. Sanford (1856)

• Civil Rights Cases (1883)

• Yick Wo v. Hopkins (1886)

• Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)

• Meyer v. Nebraska (1923)

• Missouri ex el Gaines v. Canada (1938)

• Shelley v. Kraemer (1948)

• Sweatt v. Painter (1950)

• Hernandez v. Texas (1954)

• Brown v. Board of Education (1954)

• Brown v. Board of Education II (1955)

• Browder v Gayle (1956)

• Bailey v. Patterson (1962)

• Heart of Atlanta Motel Inc. v. U.S. (1964)

• Katzenbach v. McClung (1964)

• Loving v. Virginia (1967)

• Jones v. Mayer Co. (1968)

• Griggs v. Duke Power Co. (1971)

• Roe v. Wade (1973)

• Lau v. Nichols (1974)

• Plyler v. Doe (1982)

• Meritor Savings Bank v. Vinson (1986)

• Bowers v. Hardwick (1986)

• UAW v. Johnson Controls (1991)

• Franklin v. Gwinnett County Public Schools (1992)

• US v. Virginia (1996)

• Romer v. Evans (1996)

• 1998: Bragdon v. Abbott

• Faragher v. City of Boca Raton (1998)

• Burlington Industries v. Ellerth (1998)

• Olmstead v. L.C (1999)

• Lawrence v. Texas (2003)

• Shelby County v. Holder (2013)

• United States v Windsor (2013)

• Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. (2014)

• Obergefell v. Hodges (2015)



3. Go online and become familiar with the following legislation:
  • 5th, 14th, 15th Amendments    • Civil Rights Act of 1875  
  • Civil Rights Act of 1957   Civil Rights Act of 1964 
  • Voting Rights Act (1965) • Fair Housing Act (1968)
  • Title IX of the Federal Education Amendments (1972)
  • Equal Rights Amendment (1972)
  • Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
 
4. Report to Mr. LeBouff’s Room on Friday, Aug 17th Between 8 A.M. and 3 P.M. to take a 100 Question Test. 

Earn 10 Bonus Points on 1st 9-Weeks’ Enrichment Project for a perfect score
Earn 9 Bonus Points on 1st 9-Weeks’ Enrichment Project for a score of 95-99
Earn 8 Bonus Points on 1st 9-Weeks’ Enrichment Project for a score of 90-94
Earn 7 Bonus Points on 1st 9-Weeks’ Enrichment Project for a score of 85-89
Earn 6 Bonus Points on 1st 9-Weeks’ Enrichment Project for a score of 80-84
Earn 5 Bonus Points on 1st 9-Weeks’ Enrichment Project for a score of 75-79
Earn 4 Bonus Points on 1st 9-Weeks’ Enrichment Project for a score of 70-74
Earn 3 Bonus Points on 1st 9-Weeks’ Enrichment Project for a score of 65-69
Earn 2 Bonus Points on 1st 9-Weeks’ Enrichment Project for a score of 60-64
Earn 1 Bonus Point on 1st 9-Weeks’ Enrichment Project for a score of less than 60