US Government Lesson Plan Templates in High School Social Studies

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“Y’all Better Quiet Down”: Black and Latinx LGBTQ+ Pioneers
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
How did Black and Latinx people in the LGBTQ+ community take initiative in the Stonewall Inn rebellions, Gay Liberation Movement, and in the...
"Glory and the Continuing Civil Rights Movement"
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
How does John Legend and Common’s song “Glory” signal Civil Rights movements of the past and the present? In this lesson, students compare the music...
US Constitution
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Updated: 
2016
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Lesson introducing the US Constitution
To Amend or Not to Amend: US Constitution Lesson
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
This U.S. Constitution lesson asks students to examine recent proposed amendments to the U.S. Constitution, analyze them for public policy triggering...
Organizing the U.S. Government, Part 9
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Organizing the U.S. Government, Part 9: The promise to draft a bill of rights. In this podcast from 60 Second Civics: Federalists had to promise to...
What is the Bill of Rights?
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Introduction to the Bill of Rights, Part 1: What is the Bill of Rights? 60-Second Civics launches a new series on the Bill of Rights in honor of Bill...
The First Amendment
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Updated: 
2016
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  • Constitution and Bill of Rights
  • High School
Substantive: Students will/will be able to…  Examine and summarize the contents of the First Amendment  Give an example of speech that is protected...
Checks and Balances Lesson Plan
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
The principle of checks and balances prevents one branch of government from becoming too powerful. Examples of checks and balances include vetoing of...
Civil War & Reconstruction
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Updated: 
2020
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
The Civil War and Reconstruction Era brought about the end of slavery and the expansion of civil rights to African Americans through the 13th, 14th,...
The Origins of the Bill of Rights
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  • Constitution and Bill of Rights
  • High School
This lesson helps students examine and understand the ideological roots of the Bill of Rights, and where the various rights protected in it came from...