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23 resources with the concept senators

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Judicial Learning Center: Organization of the Federal Courts

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Six lessons cover the Organization of the Federal Courts. Lesson one helps those studying criminologies distinguish between the role of federal courts and state courts. The second explores the structure of the lower levels of the...
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Judicial Learning Center: Student Center

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A collection of 22 interactive resources provides learners with information about the United States federal courts. The pages are divided into five sections: The role of the federal courts; The organization of the federal courts; How the...
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Sam Houston: A Study in Leadership

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Learners read a short excerpt from a speech by Sam Houston and answer corresponding questions as well as engage in additional activities, including writing a persuasive essay and discussing topics in small groups. The resource helps lay...
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The Senate

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Do your learners struggle to understand the differences between the Senate and the House of Representatives?  Help them develop an understanding of how the US Constitution's clauses affect the Senate's operations. A high-quality social...
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What is McCarthyism? And how did it happen?

For Students 9th - 12th
Who was Joseph McCarthy and why is his name synonymous with witch hunts? What were the factors that permitted the political repression of the 1950s to flourish? Could the same thing happen today? An intriguing video traces the rise and...
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Senators' Pay in the First Congress

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Senators are public servants but they do get paychecks. The activity focuses on historical analysis and a treasury document from the first Congress. Scholars read the document, answer questions, and participate in group discussion to...
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Voter Mobilization in Texas

For Students 4th - 12th
Henry B. Gonzalez, José Luis Guttierez, and Willie Velasquez are the focus of a video that spotlights the contributions the three individuals made for the Chicano population. Actual footage alongside passionate interviews from family...
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About Federal Judges

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Not just anybody can do the job of a federal judge, but according to the United States Constitution just about anybody can be appointed. The lesson outlines the process and requirements for becoming a federal judge, focusing on the...
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African Americans in the United States Congress During Reconstruction

For Students 5th
The Civil Rights Act of 1866, which granted citizenship to all males in the U.S., resulted in the first African Americans to be elected to Congress. Class members research 11 of these men, the challenges they faced, and craft...
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General Election Activity Booklet

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
It's never too early to practice smart voting! Gain practice voting in a general election using a booklet compiled of an assortment of activities including a word search, maze, graphing, and more!         
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Constitution Basics and Political Spectrum

For Students 10th - 12th
Have learners try their hands at an online quiz. There are 32 multiple choice questions all related to the three branches of the US government. Questions regarding US economics are also included. 
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We the People: An American Government Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify key representatives in the legislative and executive branches of the Federal and State governments
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The Senate

For Students 10th - 12th
Reinforce your future politicians' growing knowledge about Congress and the Senate with this quiz, which could also be used as a review activity. Questions address the requirements of becoming a senator, as well as the details of Senate...
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Julio-Claudian Emperors

For Students 6th - 8th
In this Roman history learning exercise, middle schoolers read an excerpt about the emperors of the Roman empire between 27 BC and AD 476. They research on the Internet the website given to find the answers to the first six questions....
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Balance of Power

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars examine the number of women in the United States Senate. After reading an article, they discover Hillary Clinton's possible bid for the presidential nomination for the Democratic party. In groups, they research the lives...
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Branches of Government Worksheet 2

For Students 5th - 8th
Looking for a quick assessment to give to your class about the branches of government in the United States? This is a multiple choice activity that could be used as a quiz. There are 9 questions, some of which are a bit dated and should...
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Describing Our Senator

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders find the narrator or speaker in a story. In this story elements lesson, 3rd graders listen to the story My Senator and Me and answer comprehension questions. They complete a descriptive writing piece from different points...
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Transcription of Maryland Constitution

For Teachers 11th
In this American History worksheet, 11th graders read and analyze a primary source. 
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Michigan Constitution and the Legislative Branch

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore online resources to compare and contrast the different constitutions the state of Michigan has had. They continue their exploration of various websites, focusing on the legistlative branch and the homepage of their local...
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Texas, Who Represents You?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students use the Internet to identify the representatives and senators for the state of Texas. They search for specific information using their home address and complete a worksheet.
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Life before Congress

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students name some interesting backgrounds of Members of Congress, identify their current representatives in the legislative branch of the national government, and describe the background of one local representative or senator.
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John Glenn: The All-American Hero

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Students watch a video and participate in discussion about test pilot, astronaut, senator, and hero-John Glenn.
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The Public Choices of Senator Aspyer Tu Moore

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students participate in a play in which Senator Aspyer Tu Moore is finishing his first term in the Senate and has decided to seek re-election in the fall.