The Nuclear Option

Students explore the history behind judicial nominations as well as the filibuster process. They discuss and debate filibuster merits and detractions, its use and alleged misuse, and what some Congressional leaders are currently doing to avoid a "nuclear showdown" in the Senate.

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Grade
11th - 12th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategies
Simulation
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