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A robust lesson plan designed to help students learn about Veterans Day and the issues facing veterans today. Includes videos, an interactive...
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There is an amazing documentary called The Ground Truth about what the war in Iraq was like from the perspective of the soldiers. These two...
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You can use this lesson as an introductory activity in the beginning of the year. It will lead your students through a discussion of essential...
Protest in front of the Icelandic Parliament House, 2009

Protest in front of the Icelandic Parliament House, 2009​. OddurBen (CC)

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The Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs "Thinking Democratically" section and its accompanying resources and activities is meant to...
2018 Women's March in Missoula, Montana.

2018 Women's March in Missoula, Montana.CREDIT: Montanasuffregettes (CC)

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The attached PowerPoint lesson serves as a primer for students to understand different types of democracy: direct, indirect, social, liberal, and...
A convoy of U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) arrives in Northern Iraq during a sandstorm, March 2003.

A convoy of U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) arrives in Northern Iraq during a sandstorm, March 2003. CREDIT: Andrew P. Roufs, USMC (CC)

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On March 20, 2003, the United States military, under the command of President George W. Bush, invaded Iraq along with a "coalition of the willing."...
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On March 20, 2003, the United States military, under the command of President George W. Bush, invaded Iraq along with a "coalition of the willing."...
President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt, King Salman of Saudi Arabia, First Lady Melania Trump, and President Donald Trump, 2017.

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt, King Salman of Saudi Arabia, First Lady Melania Trump, and President Donald Trump, 2017. CREDIT: The White House (CC)

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The Arab Spring protesters demanded democracy. While some of the countries in the region did achieve modest reforms (Tunisia), many turned to...
Statue of Socrates in Trinity College Library.

Statue of Socrates in Trinity College Library. CREDIT: Bar Harel (CC)

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In the 20th and early 21st centuries, the United States was extremely active in promoting democracy abroad. From World War II to proxy wars during...
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This activity presents students with two scenarios - 1 is about discovery of oil in Saudi Arabia, and another is about British oil exploitation in...