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Rule of Law
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
This two-day lesson uses historical quotations to help students develop understandings of conceptions of the Rule of Law, then, through small group...
First Amendment Plan of Study Overview
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
This overview lesson outlines a two-week plan of study on the First Amendment. Each day can be completed as written, or independently, to present a...
The First Amendment: Religion (Establishment)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 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...
Freedom of Religion: Free Exercise
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
The goal of this lesson is for students to gain a deeper understanding of the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment. They will do this by...
First Amendment: Freedom of Speech
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Students examine the historical context and drafting of the First Amendment through consideration of the motivations of the Founding generation...
First Amendment: Freedom of the Press
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Many Americans struggle to understand the Constitution, especially the rights included in the First Amendment. While many Americans, like many in the...
First Amendment: Freedom of Petition and Assembly
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Students explore the Founding Era legacies of assembly and petition and how those legacies informed the creation of these often-overlooked aspects of...
To Sign or Not to Sign?
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
On Constitution Day, students will examine the role of the people in shaping the United States Constitution. First, students will respond to a...
Historical Foundations of the First Amendment
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Through educational videos, specifically developed for this plan of study, students will engage with deep and fundamental understanding of the "...
Let's Learn About The Electoral College!
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Today, the American people vote for President and Vice President on the Election Day. But, technically speaking, these votes don’t directly determine...