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25 reviewed resources for 18th amendement

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Procedural Amendments: Amendments III, IV, and V

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
So many US Constitution clauses, so little time. The 17th installment in a 20-part series teaches pupils about the Third, Fourth, and Fifth Amendments. Learning through activities such as group work, connecting to current events, and...
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On This Day: Ratification of the 21st Amendment

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What led to the end of Prohibition? In a word: money. To use the words of one historian: the government was desperate for tax revenue in the midst of the Depression. With a series of curated videos, scholars examine the causes of and the...
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Procedural Rights: Amendments VI, VII, and VIII

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Even in court, your class members have procedural rights provided by the amendments. Teach high schoolers this important lesson plan by using the 18th installment of a 20-part unit exploring the US Constitution. The resource provides...
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Progressivism: Structured Notes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Notes are great for getting ready for an exam or for writing a well-informed paper. Learners can use these notes (in PowerPoint form) to study the Progressive Era. Slides provide bulleted information on Du Boise, muckrakers, progressive...
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The Volstead Act and Related Prohibition Documents

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers listen to the 18th Amendment. After a discussion on Prohibition, the groups determine if it was a success or a failure and present their findings to the class. They view political cartoons of the day and analyze their...
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On This Day: Prohibition

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
Before Prohibition, America was literally awash in alcohol, according to one historian of the topic. When the Eighteenth Amendment was enacted, loopholes allowed Americans workarounds, such as the ability to make up to 250 gallons of...
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Preserving the Bill of Rights

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Consider how America's founding fathers and their experiences contributed to the rights we all enjoy today. A collection of reading, writing, and collaborative exercises prompt high schoolers to think about the ways their current lives...
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The U.S. Constitution: Practical Application of the Amendments

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create their own HyperStudio cards which include scanned images of at least one member (designated reader) of each group. They add the text of a predetermined amendment. The designated reader then reads the selected amendment.
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The Road to Prohibition and Repeal

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this Prohibition instructional activity, students examine political cartoons, audio clips, and documents highlighting the...
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The Pros and Cons of Prohibition

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners identify how American society responded to Prohibition. In this Prohibition lesson, students investigate multimedia sources in order to examine the positive and negative consequences of the Temperance Movement. Links are...
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The U.S. Constitutional Tradition

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students study the Constitution and then in an interactive group activity create a "Second Constitutional Convention" specifically designed to evaluate and trim down the number of amendments.
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Learning to Respect Each Other

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Discover how important Martin Luther King Jr. is to our society. In this civil rights lesson, investigate how Dr. King was an advocate for nonviolence and how he fought for civil rights for all Americans. Read and analyze Dr. King's "I...
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Lesson 2: The Debate in Congress on the Sedition Act

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils research and discuss the provisions in the Constitution that supported the arguments for and against the Sedition Act. They articulate objections to and arguments in favor of the Sedition Act.
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Across The Centuries

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the American Bill of Rights, compare it to the English Bill of Rights and note the differences in an essay. They access websites imbedded in this plan to do their research, then present their findings to the class.
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The Harlem Renaissance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the Harlem Renaissance. Using the policies of various presidents, they analyze international and domestic events. They discuss the importance of the passing of the 18th and 19th Amendments. They research the history...
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The Jury System

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students analyze Article III and the Seventh Amendment. In this US Justice activity, students research the US jury system and complete a Student Jury questionnaire. Students will discuss the impact the implementation of the Jury System...
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Analyzing and Understanding the Effects of Segregation

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders understand the effects of segregation and analyze the effects of Supreme Court decisions. They trace the interpretations of the 14th amendment. They utilize a work of art to explore the topic of segregation.
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From The Great War To The Great Depression

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Discover details about 1920's America. In this American history lesson, students read From the Great War to the Great Depression. Students then research famous Americans from the time period and present their findings to their classmates.
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The United States and the World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Journey through highlights of the late 19th and early 20th century with your history class. Topics covered are the highlights of Theodore Roosevelt's presidency, the Spanish American War, the building of the Panama Canal, and World War...
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Roaring Twenties: Prohibition and Organized Crime

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners take a closer look at the Roaring Twenties. In this Prohibition and organized crime lesson, students watch "The Untouchables," and respond to the provided discussion questions about the film. A permission slip is provided as well.
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A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION: A SIMULATION

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students discuss two computerized options to change the current U.S. government. In this Constitutional Convention lesson, students write a statement advocating for one of the choices and participate in a mock modern Constitutional...
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Why We Chose Our Constitution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the American plan for government. In this American government lesson, students examine selected Internet websites regarding the Magna Carta, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution.
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Prohibition Then; MADD Today

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine consumer traits. In this economics lesson, students examine the separate histories of Prohibition and Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Students participate in a classroom simulation to discover how the movements dictated...
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The Inauguration and the Constitution

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students read the sections of the US Constitution that discuss the elements of the inauguration. They study how the inauguration symbolizes the peaceful transition of power in a democratic republic and show the parts of the inauguration...