US Government Lesson Plan Templates in High School Social Studies

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Colonial Influences
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2016
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
American colonists had some strong ideas about what they wanted in a government. These ideas surface in colonial documents, and eventually became a...
Grade 9-12 Methods of Interpreting Constitution
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The purpose of this lesson is to explain the two overarching modes of constitutional interpretation – strict and loose construction – and their use...
The Constitution and Notes of Debates Lesson Plan
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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...
Modern Challenges to the Freedom of Speech
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Developed by the Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution at James Madison's Montpelier in partnership with the Close Up Foundation, this video...
James Madison Debates a Bill of Rights
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The Bill of Rights, considered today a foundation of our liberties, was highly contested at the time of its creation. Some legislators saw a bill of...
Thomas Paine’s Common Sense, 1776
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By January 1776, the American colonies were in open rebellion against Britain. Yet few dared voice what most knew was true — they were no longer...
Bill of Rights Vocabulary Activities
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Copy and paste the following link to access these Bill of Rights vocabulary activities in an interactive format. http://myvocabulary.com/word-game-...
Race and Equality at the Founding
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Thomas Jefferson Documents Fredrick Douglass Documents The Original Rough Draft of the Declaration of Independence DBQ Anticipatioon Guide
How the First State Constitutions Built the U.S.
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During the American revolution, the former English colonies each adopted their own constitutions. These first state constitutions provided the...
Judicial Appointments under the United States Constitution
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Explore Historical Sources Related to Judicial Appointments under the United States Constitution. A great resource to use during the 2016 Supreme...