US Government Activities in High School Social Studies

Find free High School Social Studies Activities on US Government.
To Sign or Not to Sign - Constitution Day Activity
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In this Constitution Day activity, students will examine the role of the people in shaping the United States Constitution. First, students will...
Executive Command Game and Extension Pack
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS, HS
Make your students’ game play more meaningful by using our activity and assessment set designed specifically for Executive Command . This easy-to-use...
The Constitutional Convention: Balance of Powers
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 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...
Constitutional Compromises Activity
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This constitutional compromises activity has students respond to the 4 major compromises at the Constitutional Convention: strong federal vs. strong...
Lesson Plan: Enumerated and Implied Powers of Congress
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 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...
Reviewing the Constitution
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  • Constitution and Bill of Rights
  • High School
Last lesson of the constitution topic recovering content and exam skills through student assessment of a sample exam question; discussion of assigned...
The Constitution Lesson Plans: Past, Present and Future
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  • Constitution and Bill of Rights
  • High School
The Youth Leadership Initiative (YLI) has created these activities and Constitution lesson plans to enhance your students' understanding of the...
Congressional power to regulate commerce.
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Challenges to U.S. Participation in World Affairs, Part 5: Congressional power to regulate commerce. In this podcast from 60 Second Civics we examine...
Power of Congress to deal with other nations
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Challenges to U.S. Participation in World Affairs, Part 4: Power of Congress to deal with other nations. In this podcast from 60 Second Civics we...
Madison's Bill of Rights
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Organizing the U.S. Government, Part 10: Madison's Bill of Rights. In this podcast from 60 Second Civicswe conclude our series on the organization of...