Bi-Lateral Systems of Government
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Students discover how Aboriginal forms of Government can be adapted and how the Navajo's have utilized government.
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Inside Straight: the Third Branch
Learners use the worksheet as they view the film Inside Straight: the Third Branch. Multiple case studies and the history of the judicial branch of the US government are included via hyperlink and act as the topics of discussion...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Agricultural Societies: From Egalitarianism to Kleptocracy The Evolution of Government and Religion
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The Economics of Ghostbusters
How do the men of Ghostbusters represent entrepreneurship, the market economy, and government oversight? This video provides unique insight into the risks of startup companies, as well as the foundational features of a market economy,...
10 mins 10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
An Introduction to Friedrich Hayek's The Road to Serfdom
Friedrich Hayek's 20th century work The Road to Serfdom warns readers against classical socialism and its tendency to stem from good intentions into total tyranny and control. A brief video explains Hayek's points about socialism and...
3 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
"Fear the Boom and Bust" a Hayek vs. Keynes Rap Anthem
Opt out of another dry economics lesson with this crazy video featuring a performance and rap song about the contributions and theories of economists Friedrich Hayek and John Maynard Keynes. The primary topic of focus is a boom and bust...
8 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Government Price Controls (Floors and Ceilings)
How do price ceilings result in shortages in the United States economy? Watch as an instructor uses graphs to illustrate this concept, as well as how price floors result in surpluses; all in less than 60 seconds!
2 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Importance of Representative Democracy
Students examine the general concept of representative democracy, and compare/contrast the American representative democracy to the monarchical system. They research the role of legislative bodies in serving the government, particularly...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Lesson 3: Duties and Roles of the Supreme Court
Twelfth graders explore the role of the Judicial Branch. For this U.S. government lesson, 12th graders discuss the qualifications and responsibilities of Supreme Court Justices. Students then take notes on the structure of the court.
12th Social Studies & History
Kabuki: The People's Dramatic Art
Discover the kabuki form of Japanese classical theater performance and its reflection of the historical evolution of Japanese government and culture. As the first dramatic performance form catering to the common people, kabuki is shaped...
4 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable