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Make Justice Blind But Injustice Visible

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An Integrated, Interdisciplinary, Thematic 8th Grade Unit on Equal Rights "...That all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness." This compact and concise sentence has been subject to years of heated debate, violent argument, and advancement toward the insurance of complete equality for all people, regardless of sex, race, religion, and economic status. However, as we approach the twenty-first century, we are still far from attaining a completely equal society. This unit will teach students the events and attitudes that have affected and continue to affect the attainment of equality for all. This unit will help students understand the importance of equal rights and equal opportunity.