Congressional Committees and the Legislative Process
High schoolers consider the importance and influence of congressional committees. They research congressional committee assignments, jurisdictions and responsibilities as illustrations of the basic principles of American federalism.
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Congress and the Legislative Process: A Simulation in How a Bill Becomes a Law
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...
10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
How a Bill Becomes a Law: The Journey of a Bill
Students examine the legislative process at the federal and state levels. For this legislative branch lesson, students watch a video regarding the journey of a bill to become a law. Students discuss the process and use the provided...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
US v. Alvarez
Is it illegal to lie about military service? Discuss the ways the First Amendment affects the Stolen Valor Act with a lesson that focuses on the Supreme Court case U.S. v. Alvarez. As high schoolers learn more about the history of the...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable