The Rise of Responsible Government
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Students complete a worksheet. Students search for required information from the Canada in the Making Web site (and other sources, if desired). They make observations and anticipate opposing arguments.
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The Called Themselves the K.K.K.; The Birth of an American Terrorist Group
How did Ku Klux Klan develop and flourish in the US? How did the government respond to acts of terrorism conducted by the KKK following the Civil War? How does the government respond to acts of terrorism today? This resource launches a...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Corporate Social Responsibility: Illusion or Reality?
Students explore and debate the advantages and disadvantages of corporate social responsibility versus increased government regulation. They create a board game to give an employee an opportunity to rise to the top of a large company.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Governing National Socialist Germany
Students spend a month discovering the role of the Nazi Dictatorship during the Holocaust. Using the internet, they research the history of the Nazi party and the decline of the Weimar Republic. They examine how Hitler rose to power...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
What is McCarthyism? And how did it happen?
Who was Joseph McCarthy and why is his name synonymous with witch hunts? What were the factors that permitted the political repression of the 1950s to flourish? Could the same thing happen today? An intriguing video traces the rise and...
6 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History