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Statistically young Americans tend to have less political engagement and lower voter turnout than the general population. Developing these political...
Democracy in America

Annenberg Learner Democracy in America series.

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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This program explores the crucial role of strategy in the two-stage electoral campaign system; the opportunities for citizens to choose, organize,...
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
In the wake of acts of gun violence in America, both citizens and politicians continue the debate over gun control in the United States. Legislation...
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
This lesson looks at legislation that would provide federal grants for states to enact red flag laws. Red flag laws, also known as extreme risk...
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
In 1971, the 26th Amendment to the Constitution was passed and ratified lowering the voting age to 18. This amendment was proposed in response to the...
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
The United States-Mexico border stretches over 1,900 miles from the Pacific Ocean in California to the Gulf of Mexico in Texas. With President Trump’...
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
The health care system in the United States currently consists of a hybrid of various private and government funded programs and policies. With...
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With recent concerns over technology companies’ use of consumer data and multiple large-scale data breaches, governments around the world have...
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  • Social Studies
  • MS, HS
In this lesson, students will watch clips of candidates who represented a first in American presidential campaigns. These firsts include historic...
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
The filibuster in the Senate is used to delay or block action on most legislation through unlimited debate. Because of this, the Senate currently...