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13 resources with the concept popular sovereignty

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What Is Constitutional Democracy?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Rediscover the values at the heart of American democracy and what makes it unique with your pupils. Use a reading and discussion questions—in addition to an analytical activity—on the preamble to the Constitution. An additional activity...
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An Introduction to Thomas Paine's The Rights of Man

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Should leadership be inherited? Is it the responsibility of a government to ensure the rights of its people? Thomas Paine argues in his Rights of Man that it is not only the obligation of a government, but also that revolution is...
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Constitutional Principles

For Students 8th - 12th
Keep track of constitutional principles with a graphic organizer. Pupils define, describe the origins of, and note down the location of the following terms: checks and balances, federalism, individual rights, limited government, popular...
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Constitutional Principles: Consent of the Governed

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
A government of the people, by the people, and for the people! Invite your class to really analyze the concept of consent of the governed and why it is one of the foundational principles of the United States Constitution and of...
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Causes of the American Civil War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What caused the American Civil War? Who were the major figures during this time? Focusing specifically on slavery and the attack on Fort Sumter, this resource provides a quick overview of some of the conflicts faced at this time.
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The Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854: Popular Sovereignty and the Political Polarization over Slavery

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Why did Stephen Douglas support the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854? Why did Abraham Lincoln oppose it? Young historians examine how the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 affected the political balance between free and slave states and explore how...
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The Coming of Independence

For Students 7th - 8th
Provide your learners with an opportunity to show what they know. Have them answer 10 questions on colonial America, 13 Colonies, colonial legislature, and popular sovereignty. There are 5 true/false and 5 multiple choice questions.
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Causes of the Civil War: Missouri Compromise, Compromise of 1850 and Kansas Nebraska Act

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
How did the Missouri Compromise, the Compromise of 1850, and the Kansas-Nebraska Act contribute to the growing tensions that led to the Civil war? To better understand the events that led to the Civil War, young historians engage in a...
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Popular Sovereignty Under the Kansas-Nebraska Act

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine the implications of the Kansas-Nebraska Act. In this slavery lesson plan, 7th graders examine a map of 1820 America and discuss the balance of power implied by the map. Students then read Stephen Douglas's speech...
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Sectionalism and the Kansas-Nebraska Act

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars define and discuss sectionalism and popular sovereignty, analyze impact of popular sovereignty in creation of state of Kansas, compare issues in territorial Kansas to current politically divisive topic, and evaluate...
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Government and Politics

For Students 11th - 12th
After a class lesson the U.S. Constitution and its amendments, students can apply their knowledge to this activity. Several questions prompt students to add missing key terms, such as the year the Constitution was written and the number...
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Maryland During the Secession Crisis

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students identify the problems Maryland encountered during the secession crisis. They analyze census data and through an examination of the resolutions made by Maryland's Southern Rights Convention of 1861.
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Sectionalism, Popular Sovereignty, and Secession

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine sequence of national events that resulted in the Civil War by using primary sources, and creating timelines and maps.