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27 resources with the concept affirmative action

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Crash Course: U.S. Government and Politics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Help high schoolers become more informed citizens with a crash course in United States Government and Politics. Narrated by Craig Benzine, the 50-video course is based on the 2014 AP U.S. Government and Politics curriculum. Viewers learn...
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Civil Rights at 50

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
The 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington, President Johnson's signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 provide the backdrop for a series of lesson...
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Achieving Diversity: The Question of Affirmative Action in College Admissions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How can a college board of trustees both increase cultural and racial diversity and offer all incoming students equal protection under the Fourteenth Amendment? Class members debate the question using readings about how colleges use...
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Affirmative Action: Crash Course Government and Politics #32

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How is discrimination from the past reversed? Scholars investigate the concept of affirmative action in the 32nd lesson of a 50-part Crash Course video series on United States government and politics. They use the short video to analyze...
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Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X Talk It Out

For Teachers 9th - 12th
To demonstrate their understanding of the differences in the philosophies of Martin Luther King and Malcolm X class members read short biographies of the two famous civil rights leaders, analyze statements made by both men, and then...
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Regents of the University of California vs. Bakke

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How do you create equality in education? Viewers examine the case University of California vs. Bakke to learn about the issues of affirmative action in the college admission process. They see how the case relates to the 14th Amendment...
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Grutter vs. Bollinger

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How do you create protection under the law? While most Americans hear these words and think of the civil rights movement, in some cases, those rights could be violated for non-minority groups. Viewers investigate the Supreme Court case...
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Chapter Five Worksheet Civil Rights

For Students 8th - 12th
Finish a unit on equal rights in American history with a 25-question assessment. Focusing on the legal and social history of discrimination in the United States, the instructional activity challenges learners to differentiate between the...
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Immigration Legislation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What is the purpose of immigration legislation? How has this legislation evolved over the years? What are the factors that caused these changes? Class members research immigration legislation to determine whose rights the laws are...
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Affirmative Action

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Do the government's affirmative action policies promote equity in the United States? The Fourteenth Amendment to the US Constitution and affirmative action policies come under scrutiny in an activity that asks class members to...
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The Adarand Case: Affirmative Action and Equal Protection

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the Adarand case.  In this American Government lesson plan, 11th graders create a list of reasons for each affirmative action program.  Students develop a defense on certain issues and present it to the class. 
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Getting In Is Half the Battle

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners read and discuss "Defending Affirmative Action With Social Science," examining the admissions policies in public universities and colleges. They write persuasive essays either for or against the admissions policies in their state.
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Cultural Diversity

For Teachers Higher Ed
Introducing the topic of cultural diversity and the social issues surrounding it, this presentation will get your students thinking about stereotypes involving race, gender, and sexual orientation. Affirmative action and positive and...
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The Role of Affirmative Action in the Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students debate Affirmative Action. In this Civil Rights lesson students examine the development of affirmative action. Students discuss whether affirmative action is advancing equality and civil rights or not.
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Regents of the U. of California v. Blake

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine affirmative action and equal protection. In this Supreme Court lesson, students examine primary documents from Regents of the U. of California v. Blake and discuss the implications of the decision.
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A Delicate Balance

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students reflect on racial balance in their own schools, debate merits of policies that seek to create and maintain school racial diversity, and write essays on whether their school should promote racial balance.
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True Admissions

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine affirmative action and study the diversity of their own classrooms and communities, then of a particular college or university. They write essays examining how colleges should increase the diversity of their student bodies.
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Affirmative Action at Work

For Students 8th
In this affirmative action at work worksheet, 8th graders answer 10 questions about affirmative action and the Civil Rights Act. This worksheet has an attached lesson outline, that can be accessed by clicking on the words Affirmative...
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AP Civil Rights

For Students 12th
In this American Civil Rights Movement activity, 12th graders respond to 20 multiple choice, 10 true/false, 13 fill in the blank, and 6 short answer questions about the movement.
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The future of Affirmative Action

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the term Affirmative Action.  In this US History lesson, 11th graders create a presentation that will determine the future of federal affirmative action programs.  Students write a speech that will be given in...
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Affirmative Action

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore policies concerning affirmative action. After reading affirmative action handouts, students use the internet and other resources to research information about affirmative action laws, court cases, and arguments. They...
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Affirmative Action Debate

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students recognize that there are class and school activities that can cause for their exclusion. They defend and dispute an issue in preparing for a debate and determine how a survey can tell you how other classes fell about issues.
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The Future of Affirmative Action

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students act as a representative of a particular interested group before a Senate subcommittee which is charged to determine the future of federal affirmative action programs in this country.
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Individual Rights - The Right To Equal Protection

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine the concepts of equal protection, discrimination, affirmative action, and racial profiling. They analyze the Equal Protection Clause, participate in a mock trial, and discuss the different parts of the trial.