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Substantive Amendments: Amendments I and II

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The First and Second Amendments remain some of the most famous, even to this day. Learners read about several clauses from the US Constitution through a variety of captivating activities including before and after reading, group work,...
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The Debate Over Gun Laws in the United States – An Introduction

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewGun control is one of the most hotly debated topics in the United States. Learners use a structured conversation to engage around this controversy. Using a scaffolded conversation that relies on a reading and analysis of arguments for...
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On This Day: Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
When a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, the tragedy gave birth to a new age of student activism. Using video from the March from our Lives and politicians scrambling to react to the crisis,...
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On This Day: Sandy Hook Shooting

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
What causes someone to commit mass acts of violence? After their daughter was killed in the Sandy Hook shooting, the parents of Avielle Richman created a foundation to study the dark corners of neurology to answer that question....
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Social Order and Civil Liberties: Examining the Second and Fourth Amendments

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What exactly did the framers have in mind when they wrote the Second and Fourth Amendments? What is a reasonable expectation to privacy in modern America? What weapons should Americans be allowed to own and use? Scholars consider these...
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Constitution Lecture 8: Commerce, Arms and the Meaning of "Regulate"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The Second Amendment, the Interstate Commerce Clause, and the concept of regulation are defined in relation to the language used at the time the Constitution was penned. Lecture eight in this nine-part series redefines government...
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Supreme Court Case Study: District of Columbia Vs Heller

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Examine the Supreme Court case, District of Columbia vs Heller, to build a better understanding of the Bill of Rights. Learners visit three different websites, read the provided informational text, and then answer a series of critical...
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Women's Suffrage Movement

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Women gained the right to vote in the twentieth century, but the fight for equality dates back centuries. Using an invitation to an 1874 suffrage convention, eager historians consider the motivations behind supporters of the suffrage...
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A Right to Bear Arms - One Patriot's View

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research Samuel Adams' role in the crafting of the Second Amendment. They consider how Adams' views evolved with time and write a one-page response linking their research to current events.
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On This Day: March For Our Lives Rally

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
New ReviewThe Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting which took the lives of 17 innocent victims inspired more young activists to take up a cause. Academics learn how the March For Our Lives agenda was formed from this tragic event and how...
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The Constitution and Rights

For Students 6th - 12th
What's the right way to teach young historians about the Bill of Rights? Many an instructor has asked this question when pondering lesson plans over the US Constitution. The Constitution and Rights is a nifty resource that provides a...
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Right to Bear Arms Questions

For Students 8th - 12th
In this second amendment worksheet, students respond to 19 short answer questions about the right to bear arms and gun possession.
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Lawyers, Guns and Meaning

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars examine why they either do or do not have guns in their own household and how guns affect their sense of safety. They explore the controversy surrounding how best to interpret the Second Amendment by reading and...
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The Second Amendment and the Right to Bear Arms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine procedures and processes of the Michigan Supreme Court. They explain the Second Amendment to others. They compare and contrast two cases dealing with the Second Amendment.
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The Right and Responsibility To Bear Arms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students write a paragraph summarizing the rights and responsibilities of owning a gun, including penalties for owners of guns which injure or kill. This less is designed for students acquiring English.