iCivics

iCivics offers the nation’s most comprehensive, standards-aligned civics curriculum resources available for your classroom, including video games, lesson plans, literacy tools, and webquests - all available for free! 

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2016
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
The Enlightenment was a period of time, starting around 1715, when people developed new ideas about human existence, including peoples’ basic rights...
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iCivics
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2018
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In this three-day simulation lesson, students explain the steps taken from party formation to national election. Harnessing skills gained from the...
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2016
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Students grasp the nuances of diplomacy through this interactive lesson. They are called to decide which diplomacy tools work best in different...
iCivics
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2016
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Countries often work together to solve problems and fall into conflict when problems cannot be resolved. After learning about motivations and...
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2016
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  • MS, HS
Economic, cultural, and military influence are all critical in developing spheres of influence. Students explore international authority by following...
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2016
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Students compare the basic structure of several different international organizations before categorizing their work. Students also examine the local...
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2016
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  • MS, HS
No one person invented the kind of government that we have in the U.S. This mini-lesson looks at two early governments that inspired the system that...
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2016
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This mini-lesson looks at the ideas and writings of the Italian thinker and politician, Niccoló Machiavelli (1429-1527).
iCivics
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2016
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  • MS, HS
Thomas Hobbes was one of the first of his era to discuss the idea of the social contract. This mini-lesson looks at his views on government and his...
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2016
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This mini-lesson introduces students to the ideas and writings of John Locke that influenced the likes of Thomas Jefferson and other Founding Fathers.