US Government Handouts in High School Social Studies

Find free High School Social Studies Handouts on US Government.
The Constitution and Notes of Debates Lesson Plan
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Using http://context.montpelier.org as a reference, in this Notes of Debates lesson, students will understand why the Notes are important and how the...
The Free Exercise of Religion in America
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
When, if ever, may the government limit freedom of religion? The Supreme Court and Congress have long grappled with this question. In a discussion...
Should the government have the ability to lawfully access encrypted technology and communications?
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
On December 2, 2015, a terrorist attack took place in San Bernadino, CA. The FBI was able to recover one of the attackers’ iPhone; however, they were...
The Ridicule Free Zone
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
This lesson builds on lessons from Operation Respect's Don't Laugh at Me curriculum's Expressing Feelings theme and creation of the Caring Being to...
Choosing to Make a Nation Curriculum: Creating the Constitution
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
The Choosing to Make a Nation Curriculum Project developed by award-winning author Ray Raphael is a student-centered, primary source-rich approach to...
The Constitutional Convention: Creating an Executive
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
History is the chronicle of choices made by actors/agents/protagonists in specific contexts. This simulation places students at the Constitutional...
The Constitutional Convention: To Sign or Not to Sign?
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
History is the chronicle of choices made by actors/agents/protagonists in specific contexts. This simulation places students in the final days of the...
The Constitution in Action: The Early Republic
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
The United States Constitution, signed in 1787 and ratified in 1788, provided a skeletal outline, but how would it be applied in the real world? Some...
The Constitution in Action - Origin of the Bill of Rights: State Amendments
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
History is the chronicle of choices made by actors/agents/protagonists in specific contexts. This lesson places students at a critical moment in our...
Understanding 'Fake News'
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Standards aligned
Today, there are vast amounts of information readily available online. It can be hard to decide between what is real and what is fake or a hoax. In...