American Government: Does a State Have the Legal/Constitutional Right to Secede from the Union?

This American Government: Does a State Have the Legal/Constitutional Right to Secede from the Union? lesson plan also includes:

Are states prohibited or permitted by the wording of the Constitution to leave the Union? After analyzing the decisions of selected Supreme Court cases and other primary source documents, spark discussion and debate with your class on this fascinating topic.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Pros

  • Interesting discussion questions
Cons

  • Involved and complicated primary source text that will require great deal of instructional support
  • Missing detailed background paper for teachers, assignment sheet, self-assessment, and rubric