US Government Handouts in High School Social Studies

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The Constitutional Convention: Balance of Powers
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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 midst of the...
Lesson Plan: Enumerated and Implied Powers of Congress
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
Article I Section 8 of the Constitution lists powers expressly delegated to Congress. This lesson has students learn about the concepts of enumerated...
A Lesson on the Declaration of Independence
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
What So Proudly We Hail guest blogger Anne Continetti's lesson plan to understand the meaning behind one of our nation's founding documents, the...
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...
How the First State Constitutions Built the U.S.
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
During the American revolution, the former English colonies each adopted their own constitutions. These first state constitutions provided the...
The Electoral College and the Constitution
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
The Constitution provides for a system of electors to elect the President and Vice President of the United States. These electors are chosen 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...
Choosing to Make a Nation: Constitutional Convention Simulation
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
An 8-lesson simulation in which students become delegates from specific states and address the same issues the framers faced. Unit includes the...
The Constitutional Convention: Reform or Revolution?
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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 opening of the...
The Constitutional Convention: Composition of Congress
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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...