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Political Systems in Louisiana

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Learners examine propaganda as it relates to political campaigning. They' attention be focused on a few important basic concepts they need to explain the functions and use of propoganda.
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An Introduction to Aristotle's Politics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Are politics a necessary and natural part of society? High schoolers view a brief explanation of Aristotle's Politics to learn more about the ways Greek society — and modern society — form the political world to help citizens improve...
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Discovering the European Union Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Using the provided scavenger hunt worksheet, class members research a member of the European Union and then incorporate their findings into a presentation for the whole class.
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Dividing the Powers of Government

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Who does what? To develop an understanding of the balance of power between the US federal and state governments, class members research responsibilities in terms of legal systems, security issues, economic activities, lawmaking, and...
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History of Political Parties in the U. S.

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders name some of the parties in the political system of the United States. They identify the two main parties along with key information, issues, events, elections and/or people for each system. They then break into groups...
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Political Puzzles

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate how different liberal democracies around the world organize their governments and decide major policies. They compare their findings to the American political system, using examples of current political issues.
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Understanding Communism Past and Present

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students can learn about communism by exploring the countries where this political system was established.
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Mosaic America: Patterns of Racism

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders use print and electronic resources to gather and analyze information on the political system in the United States. Using the Constitution, they identify and discuss instances of racism included in amendments and laws. ...
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Inner Workings of Cabinet

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explain the relationship of the Cabinet within the Canadian Government structure through video, worksheets and spreadsheets.
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The Electoral Process

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore the U.S. political system by completing several worksheets. For this government election lesson, students define and describe the two main political parties in detail to one another. Students read a piece written by a...
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Culture Sharing: History, Politics, Government

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore types of governments and political systems. In partners, students share information about their home country. Classmates work together to prepare a presentation about the history and government of a specific country.
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How We Got to Kansas-Nebraska

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the causes of the Civil War. In this lesson on slavery students use primary sources to examine the evolution of the issue of  slavery and in the American political system. Students will then write a follow-up essay that...
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Navajo Code Talkers of WWII

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders assess different ways that significant individuals and events influenced economic, social and political systems in the United States after 1880. They experience a Navajo code talker's dictionary to create and decode messages.
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American Government 2e

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
An informative resource provides a textbook on American government that covers topics such as the definition of government and how democracy works. Each section provides brief questions at the end to assess scholars' understanding. 
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Apathy Cartoon Analysis

For Teachers 6th - 8th
New ReviewIn informative lesson plan provides scholars with a variety of political cartoons to understand how the images convey messages or opinions. Academics work in small groups to complete the handouts that accompany the cartoons. They also...
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Who Has the Power?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
New ReviewMiddle school scholars complete a hands-on activity to understand who has the right to vote. They review multiple scenarios to determine eligibility and read outcome cards to understand how voting rights have changed over time. Young...
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Poll on Apathy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
New ReviewScholars participate in a group discussion on apathy and voting rights before beginning a polling survey. They use a pre-written survey to poll people in the community on their voting habits. Once the process is complete, young...
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My Life

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
New ReviewWhether a person is old enough to vote or not, the government still plays a role in their daily life. Young scholars keep a journal to document how regulations affect their day-to-day lives. Once they complete the journals, academics...
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Reich On? Maybe Not...

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Learners analyze the economic impact on social structures as demonstrated by a role-play activity. They compare and contrast the characteristics of the political systems during WWII and investigate the causes of the Holocaust and other...
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Text for Dictation: Polital Systems

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In this text for dictation worksheet, pupils take dictation from a passage containing ideas and vocabulary about political systerms in Britain.
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Population Diversity in Southeast Asia

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore diversity in ethnic, lingual, religious, and political systems of the people of Southeast Asia. The lesson's focus is designed to foster an understanding of the complexity of the region.
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A Recipe for Democracy - Roman Democracy Lesson Plans

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students can take a look at the political system of Rome through Roman Democracy Lesson Plans.
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Upholding Community Values Leadership, Government and Kings

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students analyze political systems of African cultures. In this political systems lesson, students compare and contrast the political systems of African cultures by studying objects of art for the values of the governments. Students...
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Government Lesson Plan: Lesson Plan 3

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine affirmative action policies. They analyze the positive/negative aspects of affirmative action. They study historical development and current status of principles, institutions, and processes of political systems.

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