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Social Studies: Does America Have a Class System?

Students investigate American society for indications of a class system. Younger students research their own histories to discover how their names were chosen. they also search their homes for family heirlooms. Older students explore the family connections in politics. Another activity involves writing speeches, role-playing as a contemporary politician, about hopes for the next generation.

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4th - 12th
Social Studies & History
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1 day
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