Daily Lessons for Teaching Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age

Kevin Boyle
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Lesson 1 (from Chapter 1 "Where Death Waits")

Objective

Explore Detroit and the surrounding areas to get a good perspective on the geography and the social and political climates.

Lesson

1. The Sweets move into a house in a white neighborhood on Garland Avenue. Use a map to pinpoint the area of Detroit referred to in the story. Keep the map in view for later reference. Also mark the locations of important places such as Black Bottom and Grosse Pointe as well as the auto industry factories.

2. As a class, discuss the social climate of Detroit in 1925. Who lived there? How were neighborhoods separated? Why was it such an issue for the Sweets to move into a house on Garland Avenue? What was the general reaction in the neighborhood? Were there any direct conflicts? If so, how were they resolved?

3. The auto industry was a major influence on Detroit at the time of the story. Write...

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