We found 221 resources with the keyterm democracy
Practice Test: Civic Responsibilities in American Society
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Is voting in American democracy a right or privilege? What exactly are civic responsibilities? Here is a 20-question multiple-choice assessment that covers a wide range of items related to civic duty in American society.
Big Ideas that Changed the World: Democracy (Part 1/5)
8 mins 9th - 12th
Democracy - "use it or lose it" is the point of view of this British narrator as he explores the history and development of this big idea that changed the world. Part one of the five-part series explores the challenges to democracy...
Big Ideas that Changed the World: Democracy (Part 5/5)
6 mins 9th - 12th
The series ends with the narrator's statements of conviction: �The human race (is) like survivors in a life boat with one loaf of bread. There are only three ways of distributing it: you sell it so the rich gobble it up, fight for it so...
Brief Overview of All Types of Government!
11 mins 9th - 12th
A video for a high school government class defines five major forms of government (monarchy, anarchy, oligarchy, democracy, and republic) and compares them in terms of pros and cons for society. The video is good, but it does highlight...
Turning Points in History - Democracy in Greece
4 mins 9th - 12th
This brief overview, narrated by James Walker, traces the development of democracy from ancient Greece through the Iroquois ConfederacyÕs constitution, called The Great Law of Peace, to the present. Walker urges viewers to learn about...
The Story of India - Freedom and Liberation - 6/6
6 mins 6th - 12th
The fight for freedom is told in the conclusion to this extensive series on the history of India. What next? Democracy, capitalism, and a flourishing nation; hear how India has shifted in economy and government since the year 1947. This...
Constitution Lecture 4: Democracy or Republic?
11 mins 9th - 12th
Part four defines oligarchy, monarchy, republic, and democracy. Each type of government is defined in terms of its linguistic and historical origins and how rights are granted in each form of government. Give your upper graders a clear...
Why Do Americans Vote on Tuesdays?
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Why do Americans vote on Tuesdays? As your class will learn from this video, this specific voting day in United States presidential elections stems from no substantial historical origin. Instead, speaker Jacob Soboroff brings attention...
Persuasive Essay: Should Cities Have Natural or Green Spaces within ½ Mile of Every Resident?
Introduce public policy and persuasive writing with a well-designed activity for junior high learners. The writers develop a stance on whether cities should have natural or green places within a half a mile of all residents. Included are...
Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Use the historical account of Claudette Colvin to study civil rights and connect past injustices to modern issues. As learners read, they examine chapter titles, record quotes, and participate in discussion. Next, they research active...