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Regents High School Examination: United States History and Government, 2005, #1
Get your historians some practice before the big test day! In this United States history and government standardized practice test, students respond to 50 multiple choice, 2 essay prompts, and 12 short answer questions that require them...
11th - 12th
Regents High School Examination: United States History and Government, 2006, #2
In this United States history and government standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions, 2 essay prompts, and 14 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history...
10th - 12th
Governmental Responsibilities: Community, Tribal, State, Federal
Fourth graders examine the American legal system by defining government vocabulary terms. In this U.S. Government lesson, 4th graders discuss sovereignty, and how it has been taken away from many Native American tribes. Students...
June 25, 1876: An Interpretation of an Historical Event
Students explore the Battle of Little Bighorn. In this Native American history instructional activity, students conduct research regarding the battle and the relationship between the Sioux and the American government. Students consider...
9th - 12th
Abraham Lincoln, the 1860 Election, and the Future of the American Union and Slavery
Students examine the political alternatives regarding the spread of slavery and the preservation of the American union facing the American people in the decade leading up to the 1860 presidential election.
9th - 12th
American History Through the Len of the Supreme Court Decisions
Young scholars examine the historical background of Supreme Court decisions and the basic principles behind legislation. As part of the lesson, students discover legal concepts and terms and write sentences using the vocabulary they have...
10th - 11th
The Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854: Popular Sovereignty and the Political Polarization over Slavery
Students examine how the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 affected the political balance between free and slave states and explore how its author, Stephen Douglas, promoted its policy of popular sovereignty to avoid a national crises over...
9th - 12th
Legislation: Passing a Bill in the House of Representatives
Students study the concept of legislation as it relates to passing a bill in the House of Representatives. In this legislation: passing a bill in the house of representative lesson plan, students identify why and how bills are introduced...
6th - 9th
The Fed Is Protecting Your Money
A dollar bill, a check, a credit card, and... a cow? What exactly are the various forms of payment that exist today? Your learners will identify the three functions of money in this lesson. In addition, they will discover the most common...
1 min 11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Money Multiplier & Reserve Requirement
What is the money multiplier, and how does it affect the total increase of money supply? Mr. Clifford explains the difference in how the money supply changes when the Federal Reserve System purchases bonds versus when an average person...
3 mins 11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Right of Indigneous Peoples in the United States
New ReviewThe sovereignty of U.S. Native American nations is the focus of a resource that asks class members to compare the Right to Self-Determination in the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples with a fact sheet that details the...
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Congress and the Legislative Process: A Simulation in How a Bill Becomes a Law
As part of the study of the legislative process, class members research redistricting and gerrymandering, and the effects of these activities on law making. On day one of the two-day plan, individuals redistrict the state of Elbonia so...
10th CCSS: Adaptable