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What: Students will learn more about Shirley Chisholm’s life and accomplishments, explore some of the civil rights and other social issues the country faced in the 1960s and 1970s, examine Chisholm’s dedication to women’s rights issues and gain insight into her personality and passions by reading and analyzing quotes.

Target grade level: Grades 9-12

Source: Anti-Defamation League

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Shirley Chisholm presidential campaign poster