Students examine the topic of same-sex marriage as a campaign issue, by reading and discussing "Gay-Marriage Fight Finds Ambivalence From Evangelicals." students evaluate the top five issues of importance to them;.
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Implications of the 2010 Midterm Elections: Battle for the Federal Budget
Class members watch the video, “Implications of the 2010 Midterm Elections: Battle for the Federal Budget,” examine political cartoons, and analyze the impact the 2010 midterm election results had on Barack Obama’s presidency. Originally...
11th - 12th English Language Arts
Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission & the First Amendment
Should Congress be allowed to limit the amount of money a corporation spends to support a political candidate? Here you'll find a fantastic lesson plan and activities to help your young citizens approach this question.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Modern: Industrialization and Global Integration
The 18th and 19th centuries saw so many political revolutions around the world that it's difficult to consider the importance and influence of the revolutions that affected each country differently: the agricultural and industrial...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Intimidation of a Nation
Students discuss their understanding of "intimidation." In groups, they analyze and discuss recent terrorist threats to the scheduled democratic elections in Iraq, and then reflect on whether they believe the elections should continue as...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
South Africa: Revolution at the Ballot Box
High schoolers explore apartheid. In this South Africa lesson, students discover details regarding apartheid and determine how the black majority suffered under apartheid. High schoolers discuss why the white minority leadership of South...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History