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On April 8, 2014, Shadi Hamid led a conversation at Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs concerning "illberal democracies" in a post-...
Solar array at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

Solar array at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. CREDIT: Larry E. Reid Jr., U.S. Air Force (CC)

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The controversial 2010 court case Citizens United v. FEC opened space for the creation of Super PACs, which are outside, disclosed groups that can...
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This lesson is designed to help students develop the skills they need to participate in a civil dialogue with their peers. Students will view a video...
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Storytelling and the gift of listening are critical skills for young people. This project offers the opportunity to realize a simple idea: young...
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Organized around a Museum-produced 38-minute documentary, The Path to Nazi Genocide , these materials and discussion questions provide students with...
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
After wearing black armbands to school in protest of the Vietnam War, three students -- two of them siblings -- were suspended by the Des Moines...
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  • High School
Following World War II, tensions between the Soviet Union and the United States increased. As the Cold War began, the spread of communism and Soviet...
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  • High School
In the Constitution, the Congress is given the sole power of impeachment and removing the President and all civil officers from office. This power of...
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
The Cold War was a period of heightened tension and conflict between the United States, the Soviet Union, and their allies throughout the world that...
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  • High School
This lesson, part of the two-week First Amendment Plan of Study, asks students to evaluate several Supreme Court case scenarios and determine how...