Integration at Ole Miss Webquest with Key- this is an 8 page document that contains a webquest and a completed teachers key for easy marking. It contains 14 questions from the history.com website.
Students will be asked to watch several videos which will provide a history of the integration of Ole Miss University, as well as the integration of the University of Alabama. An article with a detailed accounting of this historic civil rights event is also required reading before beginning the webquest. The Jim Crow concept of "separate but equal", James Meredith and his attempts to attend Ole Miss, the riots and protests on the Ole Miss campus, the federalization of National Guard soldiers, the eventual success of James Meredith, and the similar situation at the University of Alabama, are all topics covered in this assignment.
This webquest can be easily used as an introduction to the topic, a study guide, or a quick and easy sub plan.