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Declaration of Independence: A Transcription
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
The Declaration of Independence may seem like an outdated document, but it exists as one of the most important to the United States government. Middle and high schoolers read the declaration, complete a graphic organizer, and take notes...
US History and Government Examination: June 2016
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
A comprehension check uses multiple-choice and essay questions for a balanced examination concepts in both US History and government. The test covers a variety of topics, including British mercantilism, the Monroe Doctrine, and the...
Making First Vote Your Vote: Designing a Schoolwide Election
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Encourage pupils to design an election plan for the entire school. They participate in a Board of Elections, create polling rules, discuss election controversies, write questions about the issues, run the election through an online...
Can You Hear Me Now? North Carolina's Pre-Registration Law
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Did you know that in some states your pupils can pre-register to vote? Teach the advantages to pre-registering and engage the classroom in an intriguing discussion about youth voting trends. Class members participates in a live polling...
An Introduction to Alexander Hamilton's The Federalist Papers
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Although three men wrote The Federalist Papers, over half of the 85 documents were written by one man—Alexander Hamilton. Part of a larger playlist on the world's greatest ideas, a video summary of Alexander Hamilton's The Federalist...
Democracy, Authoritarian Capitalism, and China: Crash Course World History 230
16 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Is democracy on the rise, or is it declining worldwide? Take a look at Crash Course World History's take on the state of global democracy when compared to the governments of Singapore, China
Historical Analysis of Constitutional Amendments
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Each of the 27 Amendments to the U.S. Constitution were adopted within specific economic, political, social or cultural, and international contexts. As part of their Constitution Day/Week studies, seniors investigate these factors for...
Presidential Inaugurations: "I Do Solemnly Swear"
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Every four years, American citizens choose a new leader. Sometimes the incoming president is an incumbent who has served before; other times, Inauguration Day serves as the first moments of a new era and administration. From these ceremonies come faith in the future, reverence for the past, and bated breath for the present as the new president swears to protect the country and the Constitution. Middle and high schoolers compare historic moments and speeches and examine the grand traditions of Inauguration Day with a collection of resources designed to reinforce the importance of peaceful transitions of power on a chilly winter morning.