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Lesson Plan: Supreme Court Case Tinker v. Des Moines (1969)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 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...
Lesson Plan: Trade Policy: Tariffs and Free Trade
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
The arguments over trade policy often revolve around the decision to either increase tariffs or move towards more free trade. This current discussion...
Lesson Plan: Congress' Power of Impeachment
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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...
Lesson Plan: Major Events of the Cold War
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 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...
How Should the Issue of Gun Violence be Addressed in the United States?
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In the wake of acts of gun violence in America, both citizens and politicians continue the debate over gun control in the United States. Legislation...
Lesson Plan: The Impact of the French and Indian War
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The French and Indian War, known as the Seven Years' War, was fought from 1754-1763. American colonists fought alongside Great Britain and certain...
Lesson Plan: The Use of Presidential Vetoes and Veto Threats
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In the legislative process, the president has the power to veto bills that he or she does not support. This lesson has student look at the...
Lesson Plan: Differences Between the House and the Senate
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
The legislative branch is divided into the House of Representatives and the Senate. While these chambers are both tasked with making laws, they...
Lesson Plan: The Impact of Citizens United v. FEC (2010)
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  • Key Supreme Court Decisions
  • High School
In 2010, the Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision in the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission case, ruling in favor of Citizens United. The...
Lesson Plan: The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) stated, "Equality of Rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any state on...