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14 resources with the concept the legislature

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House History Comes Alive

For Teachers 7th - 12th
How reliable is oral history?. The resource uses the oral history website to help academics understand the pros and cons of using the recollections to teach others. Scholars complete a worksheet, draft a letter to representative, and...
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Critiquing Hate Crimes Legislation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The high school lesson explores what hate crimes are and how the government has responded to those crimes. Academics read legislation, analyze political cartoons, and complete hands-on-activities to understand what motivates individuals...
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Balance of Power Between Congress and the President

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Three branches of government help create a system of checks and balances. A helpful resource provides a series of articles regarding the balance of power between the legislative and executive branches of government. Historians answer...
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Demonstrations of 2006

For Students 4th - 12th
A brief video examines a demonstration that crossed the nation. After a congressman pushed to criminalize undocumented immigrants, Latino Americans banded together to fight for immigration reform. 
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Ohio Statehouse History

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the history of the Ohio Statehouse and order the major historical events in its development. The lesson traces the development from the time of Ohio's vast wilderness to the house's completion in 1861.
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Vote on Election Day

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore the rights and the responsibilities of voting. Knowing about the candidates, the election process, and the monitoring of the running of the system is the focus of this instructional activity.
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Stepping Inside the Flowchart: How Does a Bill Become a Law?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the steps a bill must pass through to become a law and create a flow chart that maps the complexities of the process. They research the committees that are involved in a bill that relates to energy policy and the...
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Science Under Control

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate and assess scientific issues for which government regulation has been or might be enacted. Using their research, students write letters to lawmakers supporting or contesting related legislative efforts.
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Understanding The Work Of The Legislature

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students participate in a lesson that is about the operations of the legislature and how it operates on a daily basis. They conduct research using a variety of resources and use focus questions to help create the context for the...
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I 695 (The 30$ License Tabs Initiative)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners research the bill I 695 issue. They discuss the topic before they research the issue of I 695. Students discuss how new laws are always being created and the differences in opinion about these laws. They see how this initiative...
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Mock Legislative Body

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students form into a mock legislative body based on their self-defined political profiles and discuss what things they would like to change in their classroom, school, and/or community. They will also propose simple laws and vote on them.
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Legislative Debate: The Importance and Role of Debate within the Legislative Process

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students learn the legislative process as they debate real-life issues that affect students within their age group. To prepare for the debate, students consult newspapers, selected articles, case studies, and other media resources....
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For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine issues and events that led to Arkansas' becoming a state. They study the relation of demographics (population statistics) to Arkansas history through the use of left and right brain illustrations.
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Arkansas Black Pioneers: A History of African-American Colonies in Arkansas

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars identify various regions of early Arkansas as these regions relate to African American colonies that settled in Arkansas after the Civil War.