Author:
Trish Reed
Subject:
History/Social Sciences, American History, Virginia History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab, Lesson, Primary Source, Teaching/Learning Strategy, Visual Media
Level:
Middle School, High School
Provider:
VPM
Provider Set:
How the Monuments Came Down
Tags:
Activism, African American, American History, Arthur Ashe, Black History, Civil War, Confederacy, Confederates, Emancipation, Equality, Highways, History, J.E.B. Stuart, Jefferson Davis, John Mitchell, Jr., Justice, Lost Cause, Maggie Walker, Matthew Fontaine Maury, Memorialization, Memorials, Minstrel Show, Monument Avenue, Monuments, Police, Policing, Poll Tax, Protest, Public History, Racism, Resistance, Richmond, Richmond Planet, Robert E. Lee, Slave Trade, Slavery, South, Southern History, Statues, Stonewall Jackson, Systemic Racism, Urban Renewal, VPMmonuments, Virginia, Voting, Voting Rights, White Supremacy
License:
Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Language:
English
Media Formats:
Video

Education Standards

09: Interstate 95 and the Destruction of Jackson Ward | How the Monuments Came Down

09: Interstate 95 and the Destruction of Jackson Ward | How the Monuments Came Down

Overview

Learn about Jackson Ward, a historic African American neighborhood in Richmond, Virginia, and why white city leaders supported the construction of an interstate highway through its center in the 1950s. 

Interstate 95 and the Destruction of Jackson Ward Video

Interstate 95 and the Destruction of Jackson Ward

This video is copyrighted and may not be edited.  However, the Curriculum Guide attached below is CC-BY-NC, and may adapted as you need.