How Does Impeachment Work?

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Did you know that in the United States any civil officer can be impeached? But just what does impeachment mean? How does the process work? Who can demand impeachment of a public official? Who can initiate the process? Learn everything you need to know about impeachment from a short, informative video.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have class members investigate unpopular politicians to determine if there are grounds to begin impeachment procedures
  • Flip the lesson asking class members to view the video, complete the comprehension check, and research some of the links out of class before returning for a full class discussion
Classroom Considerations

  • The resource includes the video, a reading comprehension check, links to related articles, and a discussion question
Pros

  • The Dig Deeper section includes a link to an article on the history of politicians who were or who were about to be impeached
Cons

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