The history of the United States Virgin Islands is fascinating and relevant to so many other aspects of US History such as civil rights, democracy, imperialism, black history, and geography. This unit tells the story of Rothschild Francis, the USVI's most famous civil rights leader.
This unit includes:
USVI geography resources
A high quality article about Rothschild Francis
Primary source documents and analysis guides
A summary activity
Teachers can use this unit in a history class, or as a unique and interesting text set in an ELA class.