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City, County, Community
Students explore issues and situations that make for a city and its local environments. In this local government lesson plan, students design maps, define issues and create brochures that illustrate their understandings of these concepts and how local government works to solve these issues.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 9 Views 38 Downloads
The Federal Reserve System: Unit
Have your class investigate the functions of the Federal Reserve Banks in this 29 page unit. They participate in a banking activity that explores the fractional reserve banking system. They identify the three basic functions of the Federal Reserve System and reflect on the validity of a dozen statements about the Federal Reserve.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 21 Views 84 Downloads
Executive Government: Three Levels of Government
Students identify and classify the powers and responsibilities of all three levels of executive government in Australia. In this executive government lesson, students discuss the various services that the government in Australia provides. Students categorize the services of each level of government and its management.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 8 Views 63 Downloads
Federal Indian Policy
Students recognize the provisions of federal Indian policy. For this Federal Indian Policy lesson, students research legal documents (treaties). Students research the Montana tribes. Students answer critical thinking questions based on the research information.
7th - 8th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 2 Downloads
A Case Study: The Federal Reserve System and Monetary Policy - January 29, 2003
Follow the Federal Open Market Committee announcements and newspapers to look for stories about the Federal Reserve actions that target interest rates and boost spending and employment in the United States. This lesson incorporates math, economics, and current events in a real world context.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Federal Indian Policy --Self Determination
Students explore Native American self determination. For this Native American history and writing lesson, students discuss and summarize the main points of the Self Determination Act after viewing an interview of a current Montana tribe leader.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 14 Downloads
Third graders complete various activities pertaining to Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, and Veteran's Day. They conduct research and complete writing and art activities on the background of each federal holiday.
3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 28 Downloads
Focus on Economic Data: The Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy, April 25, 2012
First, review key economic indicators as they relate to the Federal Reserve and macroeconomics. Then, analyze economic data that reflects the Federal use of money through monetary policy. Data, teacher notes, and multiple web links are included.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 9 Downloads
Civics Test for Citizenship: History and Government, 100 Questions
Use this thorough presentation to help your English Learners prepare for their citizenship. Covering questions 1-51 from a History and Government practice test, these slides could be a great resource for those who are working to become citizens.
10th - Higher Ed English Language Development 21 Views 73 Downloads
Federal Indian Policy - Tribal Reorganization
Students discuss tribal governments prior to federal rule. In this tribal reorganization lesson, students listen to teacher presentation and write an essay utilizing the information from the lecture.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 4 Downloads
Legislators and Representation - Executive, Federal and Interest Group Relations
High schoolers explore the interaction between the legislature and other governmental institutions. They watch videos exploring the relationship between the state legislature and two government institutions, and the role of lobbyists on legislative process.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
New Review Constitutionality of a Central Bank
Considering the expressed and implied powers of Congress, was it constitutional for the United States to establish the Second National Bank in the early nineteenth century? What is the constitutionality of the Federal Reserve System?
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Principles of the US Constitution
After breaking into groups according to major principles of government (i.e. popular sovereignty, separation of powers, checks and balances, etc.) in the United States, your class members will produce public service announcements outlining their assigned principles, and consider which principle is most important to the Constitution.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 44 Views 33 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Constitutional Period Sample Test Questions
Here is a standard multiple-choice assessment on the Constitutional period of the United States. There are 28 questions on topics ranging from the influence of ideas on the Declaration of Independence, federalism, and the Preamble to the Articles of Confederation and the debate over ratification.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 17 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Called Themselves the K.K.K.; The Birth of an American Terrorist Group
How did Ku Klux Klan develop and flourish in the US? How did the government respond to acts of terrorism conducted by the KKK following the Civil War? How does the government respond to acts of terrorism today? This resource launches a study of terrorism and government response.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 21 Views 120 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Documented Rights Educational Lesson Plan
How have groups struggled to have their unalienable rights recognized in the United States? Acting as a research team for the Human Rights Council of the United Nations, your young historians will break into groups to research how people groups like African-American slaves, women, Hispanic-Americans, and Native-Americans have worked to secure their freedom and equality throughout the nation's history.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Fourth Branch: You!
Take time to remind your young learners of the valuable understanding that each branch of the United States government is really composed of other citizens. The reading material and worksheets of this resource cover the importance of citizens and their communication with their representatives.
5th - 11th Social Studies & History 15 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Constitution, the Articles, and Federalism
Check out this entertaining, speedy, and highly informative overview of the founding stages of the United States government. The video includes a detailed discussion of the limitations of the Articles of Confederation, the eventual creation of the Constitution and its allocations for congressional makeup and branches of government, and how ratification of the Constitution essentially helped to clarify the political ideology of the American people.
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable