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Students discuss the war in Iraq, Adam Michnik's essay "We, the Traitors," and the notion that we bear a collective responsibility to rise up against oppression, within a modern geo-political context. They each write a research report on a highly political figure or event.
Scholars assess how word choice and linguistic patterns affect a presidential debate. They examine candidates' words for repetition and analyze what this repetition means. Then they locate countries that fit the expression free world. In the end, they participate in a round table discussion.
Intended for use with The American Pageant by David Kennedy, Lizabeth Cohen, and Mel Piehl, this slideshow includes maps and graphs that detail politics and social dynamics in 1960's America. The textbook is not necessary for understanding the presentation; instructors can frame their discussions and lectures around the available information.
Students explore presidential debate. For this US government lesson, students watch brief video clips of presidential debates and discuss how they effect the presidential process. Students will use the Internet and various worksheets to determine the role of debates in our democracy. This lesson includes multiple online resources, vocabulary, video, worksheets, and assessment options.