US Government Activities in High School Social Studies

Find free High School Social Studies Activities on US Government.
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...
The English Bill of Rights
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
This podcast from 60 Second Civics describes how parliament gained more power in 1689 with the English Bill of Rights.
The Magna Carta
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Updated: 
2016
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
This podcast from 60 Second Civics explains how King John tried to take back some of the rights of the nobles. It was a mistake that produced the...
Debates over ratification.
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
Ratifying the Constitution, Part 3: Debates over ratification. In this podcast from 60 Second Civics we learn that the ratification debates were...
State declarations of rights
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
State declarations of rights, Part 7: State declarations of rights. In this podcast from 60 Second Civics we learn how most states adopted bills of...
Ommissions in the Virginia Declaration of Rights
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
State declarations of rights, Part 6: Rights missing from the Virginia Declaration of Rights. In this podcast from 60 Second Civics we learn that...
Civic virtue in the Virginia Declaration.
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
State declarations of rights, Part 5: Civic virtue in the Virginia Declaration. In this podcast from 60 Second Civics we learn that the Virginia...
All men are equally free and independent
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
State declarations of rights, Part 4: All men are equally free and independent. In this podcast from 60 Second Civics we learn how the Virginia...
The Virginia Declaration of Rights
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
State declarations of rights, Part 3: The Virginia Declaration of Rights. In this podcast from 60 Second Civics we learn that the Virginia...