We found 103 reviewed resources for american legislative process
"Let us Reason Together" Lyndon Johnson, Master Legislator
9th - 12th
Students explore the contributions of Lyndon B. Johnson. In this congress lesson, students listen to their instructor lecture on the prowess of Lyndon B. Johnson's legislative skills. Students respond to discussion questions connected to...
Congress and the Legislative Process: A Simulation in How a Bill Becomes a Law
10th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
American Law: Origins, Development, Types, Examples, and Procedures
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What is the difference between a civil and criminal judicial proceeding? Learners follow the history of law back to the Code of Hammurabi, and differentiate between various types of laws in American society.
1850-1874 Native Americans and Settlers
4th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Did Western settlers receiving free land from the Homestead Act realize it wasn't really free at all? Scholars investigate the impact Western expansion had on Native American culture in the mid-1800s. They use documents, timelines, and...
Educating About Immigration The DREAM Act
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Group members role play state legislators, supporters of and opponents to the The DREAM Act (Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors). After listening to the arguments put forth for and against the immigration legislation,...
American Revolution and Constitution Take-Home Assessment
10th - 12th
In this early American history worksheet, students draw diagrams of that feature the responsibilities of each of the 3 branches of the federal government and then create their own original visuals that highlight the formation of American...
American Revolution and Constitution Take Home Assessment
8th - 12th
In this early American history worksheet, students create posters that feature the branches of government as established by the U.S. Constitution. Students also research founding ideals of the nation and use Venn diagrams to compare and...
Constitution in the Classroom: The Right to Vote
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The system of checks and balances is integral to the functionality of the United States government. Learn more about the ways the three branches of the government work together—and about the limitations of their power—with an informative...