US Government Activities in High School Social Studies

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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...
Explaining American Populism (Worksheet)
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Why is populism so difficult to define? How has populism influenced American politics during different time periods? Why does populism not fit neatly...
Moral Leadership and the Environment
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
The United States is one of the largest emitters of greenhouse gas in the world, yet the federal government was unwilling to commit to the non-...
Federalism in Action: Renewable Energy (classroom activity)
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
The United States has a federal system of government in which different policies can be made on national, state, and local levels as long as they are...
Discussions That Make a Difference: What is an Argument?
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  • Social Studies
  • 3-5, MS, HS
Students will compare and contrast various discussion methods. By watching a video clip of Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer talk about the Court'...
The Constitution in Action: Republic or Democracy?
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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 the First Federal...