Gilder Lehrman Online History School

Middle and High School Session


The History of the Voting Rights Struggle: 1865–2020

As we lead up to a presidential election, learn about the history of voting rights from Reconstruction to the present day as seen through the lens of the film Selma and the accompanying Selma Online curriculum developed by Harvard's Hutchinson Center, available at


Class Name: The History of the Voting Rights Struggle: 1865–2020

Class Level: High School (Grades 9-12)

Date and Time: Wednesdays, October 7 through December 2 at 7:00pm ET / 4:00pm PT

Course Teacher: Alysha Butler


As a reminder, this course is open to students only. If you are an educator, we invite you to sign up for a special Pedagogy Q&A

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