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'WARS & WHY THEY EXIST' by SIGNIFICANT VOID (sV)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • HS, HE, AE, SS
Common Core
'Kalashnikov's Dream' is an engaging, cross-curricular program. Presented in four media-rich lessons as a ‘kit’, the completed program allows...
The Emoluments Clause and the President
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The emoluments clause is a provision in the U.S. Constitution to ensure that elected leaders do not gain a profit from their offices. Three groups...
 'MIGRATION & WHY IT HAPPENS'  by SIGNIFICANT VOID (sV)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • HS, HE, AE, SS
Common Core
‘Mirad, a Boy from Bosnia’ is an engaging, cross-curricular program involving rigorous synoptic assessments. Presented in four media-rich lessons,...
'A More Perfect Union': Constitution Day Activity
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS, HS
Common Core
In this Constitution Day activity, students view a slideshow outlining events leading to the U.S. Constitution and participate in a discussion...
Underground  (US History, African American Studies)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Common Core
Enhance your US History/African-American Studies class plans with this study guide for Season 2 of the acclaimed WGN America Original Series...
Save the Children: American Attitudes Toward Refugees and the Wagner-Rogers Act
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Common Core
What were American attitudes toward accepting child refugees who were fleeing Nazi terror in the 1930s? What role did the Wagner-Rogers Bill (1939)...
Chronicles of Courage: Winged Tank
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
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In an epic showdown between the Soviet Union and Germany during World War II, Soviet pilot Nikolay Olovyannikov flies the Ilyushin IL-2. Nicknamed...
In the Courts: From Plessy to Brown
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
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Courtroom battles played a significant role in the civil rights movement. For many years, civil rights leaders waged hard-fought and carefully...
Civil Conversation: Immigration Enforcement Raids
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
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In this structured discussion method, under the guidance of a teacher/facilitator, students are encouraged to engage intellectually with challenging...
What Should the U.S. Do About North Korea's Nuclear Weapons?
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The United States and North Korea are involved in escalating tensions related to North Korea’s nuclear weapons program. The U.S. opposes North Korea’...