US Government Handouts in High School Social Studies

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Black History in America
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Updated: 
2016
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This handout traces black history in America and links to the civil rights movement and Martin Luther King. It is useful to teach students the basics...
The Meaning of Veterans Day
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Contains selected resources from The Meaning of Veterans Day, an educational e-book edited by Amy and Leon Kass. The e-book is part of series from...
Voter Suppression: Central Ideas and Themes
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This is a 5 lesson mini-unit on Voter Suppression: Central Ideas and Themes.
When the Rules Aren't Right: 7 Time Travel Tales of Activism by Leslie Tolf
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS, HS
Standards aligned
When the Rules Aren’t Right is a graphic novel on activism for all ages. It is the story of Emma, your basic fed-up teen, tired of parents who only...
Respecting Freedom of Speech
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
In the course of this lesson, students will consider the point where respect and freedom of expression intersect. For homework the night before,...
National Identity in Literature: Edward Hale
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Common Core
Why do people need national identity and attachment? Explore the meaning and significance of national identity in general and American identity in...
Enterprise and Commerce in Literature: Mark Twain
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Is the commercial spirit good for civic virtue? Consider the status of virtue in a democratic society devoted to gain and self-interest by reading...
Freedom and Individuality: Jack London
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Common Core
What should we think of self-reliant, enterprising, risk-taking individuals? Reflect on the strengths and weaknesses of American individualism and...
Equality: “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
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Common Core
What kind of equality should we care about? Examine the difference between equality of outcome and equality of opportunity by reading the short story...
Self-Command: Ben Franklin's "Moral Perfection"
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Common Core
What personal virtues are necessary for a self-governing people? Consider the virtues of self-command and self-respect by reading "The Project for...