A FLAG WORTH DYING FOR

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ESSENTIAL QUESTION:
HOW CAN THE POWER AND POLITICS OF A SYMBOL BOTH UNITE AND DIVIDE US?

Objectives:

Students will be able to analyze, evaluate and synthesize primary and secondary source evidence to support historical and contemporary understandings of the American flag as a powerful political symbol

Citations:

Book:  Marshall, Tim (2016) A Flag Worth Dying For:  The Power and Politics of National Symbols.  New York:  Scribner (pgs. 1-36)

Warm Up Video:

VIDEO :  Tim Marshall on the United States Flag (1:32 mins)

https://youtu.be/2n6ZoOu2e9U

Online Articles:

Texas v. Johnson

http://www.uscourts.gov/educational-resources/educationalactivites/factrs-and-case-summaries

Why do people believe myths about the Confederacy? – The Washington Post 7/1/2015

http://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/up/2015/07/01/why-do-people-believe-myths-about-the-confederacy

The Swastika:  A Sign of Good Luck Becomes a Symbol of Evil

https://www.holocaust-trc-org/holocauset-education-program-resource-guide/the-swastiska

 

Lesson tags: 
Advanced Placement (AP)