Historical Thinking Lesson Plan Templates in High School Social Studies

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The Constitution in Action: The Early Republic
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The United States Constitution, signed in 1787 and ratified in 1788, provided a skeletal outline, but how would it be applied in the real world? Some...
The Constitution in Action - Origin of the Bill of Rights: State Amendments
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History is the chronicle of choices made by actors/agents/protagonists in specific contexts. This lesson places students at a critical moment in our...
The Constitution in Action: Strict vs. Loose Construction
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History is the chronicle of choices made by actors/agents/protagonists in specific contexts. This simulation places students in the Early Republic...
The Constitution in Action: Who Shapes Foreign Policy?
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History is the chronicle of choices made by actors/agents/protagonists in specific contexts. This simulation places students in the Early Republic...
The Constitution in Action - State Challenges to Federal Authority: The Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions
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History is the chronicle of choices made by actors/agents/protagonists in specific contexts. Students in this simulation, as Republican members of...
Grade School During the Chinese Cultural Revolution, 1973 (Worksheet)
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During the Cultural Revolution, Chairman Mao sought to impose his doctrines, known as "Mao Zedong Thought," on all aspects of Chinese society. Using...
Was Soviet Policy Dictated by the Empire's Strength or Weakness? (Worksheet)
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By 1981, the Soviet Union's economy was stagnant for years, yet it remained a global superpower because of its military might. This seemingly...
How Does the Civil Rights Movement Relate to the Plight of Refugees? 1978 (Worksheet)
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Bayard Rustin was a leading American civil rights strategist during the 1950s and 1960s, who was best known for organizing the March on Washington in...
How Did the Cold War and Church Relate to the Civil Rights Movement? 1960 (Worksheet)
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In 1960, the United States was engaged in an ideological campaign against the Soviet Union, declaring that freedom and democracy would prevail in the...
Are Nuclear Weapons Useful? (Activity)
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Guiding Question: Technology goes out of existence over time. So why do we still have nuclear weapons after the Cold War? This question is answered...