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The Volstead Act and Related Prohibition Documents

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars listen to the 18th Amendment. After a discussion on Prohibition, the groups determine if it was a success or a failure and present their findings to the class. They view political cartoons of the day and analyze their...
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The National Government and the 50 States

For Students 9th - 12th
Test your government students' knowledge of the National Government with this review worksheet. Posing five true/false questions and five multiple choice questions about elements of the National Government, this activity could serve as a...
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"Whispering Wires": Public Law vs. Individual Civil Liberties

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High school student love discussing controversial issues like those brought up in this fourth amendment case study. They examine the 1928 Olmstead vs. U.S. prohibition court case, applying the fourth amendment to determine whether or not...
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Laws of Civil Rights

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students investigate the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In this segregation lesson, students explore the rights that were guaranteed by the legislation as well as attempts by southerners to stop African Americans from voting. Students...
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The Road to Prohibition and Repeal

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this Prohibition lesson, students examine political cartoons, audio clips, and documents highlighting the Temperance Movement. As...
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US Patriot Act: Security vs. Privacy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use readings, worksheets and discussion to explore the ramifications of the US Patriot Act which was passed by Congress shortly after September 11th. They review Constitutional Amendments and consider how they relate to the...
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Word Roots: The Crucible Act Three

For Students 8th - 12th
In this word roots worksheet, students are given words along with their Latin origins and asked to find vocabulary from the reading that contains the same root.
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Slavery and the Constitution

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's hard to believe the abolition movement was once seen as scandalous. Help learners understand how the US Constitution changed everything. A variety of activities such as corresponding reading activities, group work ideas, and...
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The ADA, the Supreme Court, and Self-Advocacy

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students study the role the Supreme Court plays in laws and decisions that affect individuals with disabilities and examine the policies of the American with Disabilities Act. They draw parallels between policies enacted by the ADA and...
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Wartime and the Bill of Rights: The Korematsu Case

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the balance between civil liberties and protection. In this national security lesson, students explore the Korematsu case which references the Japanese internment camps of World War II. Students draw comparisons between...
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World War II Alien Enemy Control Program

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students review the history and language of the Alien Enemies Act, the meaning of writs of habeas corpus, and the various amendments to the Constitution covering issues of due process. They know how national security measures collide...
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Crossing Boundaries: The Environment, Disease, And Conflict In Asia

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study boundaries as they apply to matters of pollution, disease, and conflict within the continent of Asia, between Asian nations, and between Asian nations and members of the international community.
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Sow the Seeds of Victory!

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students use the National Archives and Records Administration's records to research the history of the U.S. Food Administation.
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The Rule of Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What functions do laws serve in our society? Your learners will be guided through several interactive activities to address this question, and to consider the impact of rule of law in American society.
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The First Amendment and Virginia v. Black

For Teachers 10th - 11th Standards
Are there, and should there, be any limits on the First Amendment's protection of free speech? Class members grapple with this question as they examine several controversial court cases involving the First Amendment.
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Blasphemy! Salman Rushdie and Freedom of Expression

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the concepts of blasphemy, censorship and freedom of expression through the lens of Salman Rushdie. They also consider how these issues have been reflected in US history.
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Honors Unit 7 Chapters 16 & 17 The Global Economy Test Review

For Students 11th - 12th
From tariffs and NAFTA to trade agreements and global policy, your class can cover all of it with a handy study guide. Prepare advanced learners for a two-chapter test on the global economy with 45 main ideas to focus on while they study.
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Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Know your rights! A social studies resource features lecture notes and review questions that focus on rights guaranteed to American citizens by Constitutional amendments. Additionally, it connects modern-day issues and court cases to the...
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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History—Snapshot Lessons

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The Roosevelt family was one of the most influential and prominent political forces in the 20th century, leaving behind a wide-ranging legacy of conservation, progressivism, and economic growth. Learn more about President Theodore...
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Pete And Repeat

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students draw a picture of a person from popular culture, then "clone" it using printing techniques in this Art lesson that tackles the questions surrounding cloning, DNA, and current scientific techniques. An emphasis is placed on the...
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Third Parties and the American Party System

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine the role of third parties in American politics. Individually, they use primary source documents to write an essay on how third parties emergered and why. They also discuss the influence third parties have on...
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USH Progressivism

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore, analyze and interpret various strands of the progressive movements of the early twentieth century. They cover the background of child labor laws, Susan B. Anthony's 1873 court speech and alcohol issues in the...
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Using Torture on Suspected Terrorists

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students asses the ethical, ideological, and political advantages both domestically and internationally. They analyze if it is beneficial to have terrorists share information or not and consider what is fair or unfair punishment for...
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Should Hate Be Outlawed?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate hate crime legislation. In this hate crime lesson, students examine the St. Paul city ordinance that outlawed hate crimes. High schoolers explore the fine between hate crime legislation and First Amendment rights.