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Equal Rights? The Women's Movement from Suffrage to Schlafly
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
If you've never heard of the Equal Rights Amendment, it's probably because there isn't one in the United States Constitution. Delve into the contentious history behind the ERA, its founders and supporters, and reasons for its political...
Political Theory - Friedrich Hayek
12 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Friedrich Hayek is known for his theories on the connection between economics and political science—and the way they influence each other. An informative video describes Hayek's political philosophy and his views on the importance of a...
The Impact of the Civil Rights Movement on American Policies, Laws and Procedures
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Was the Civil Rights Movement from 1954-1972 a success or a failure? Class members examine a series of primary source materials from video clips, to protest songs, from events like the Montgomery Bus Boycott to Supreme Court cases.
Nonviolence and Peace Movements: Crash Course World History 228
13 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Is violence inevitable, or can peace overcome war? A Crash Course World History discusses how Leo Tolstoy influenced Mohandas Gandhi to use nonviolent resistance against British Imperialism, and how Gandhi's example became a model for...
Urban Politics: Machines and Reformers
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What were political machines and whom did they serve? As part of a study of US immigration patterns and how these patterns influenced politics, groups investigate how Tammany Hall and other political machines gained support from voters.
An Introduction to Kenneth Waltz’s Theory of International Politics
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Kenneth Waltz's 1979 book An Introduction of International Politics used game theory and rational calculation to discuss international relations. Learn more about the ways states rely on trust to interact with each other, and how large...
Reforming the Industrial World: The Industrial Revolution leads to economic, social, and political reforms.
10th - 12th
The Industrial Revolution brought many changes to American and European economy and politics. Cover the causes and effects of social reforms after the rise of Industrialization. Topics include laissez-faire, economics, socialism,...
Making Change: Revolutionary Tactics of the Civil Rights Movement
10th - Higher Ed CCSS: Designed
The film American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs introduces viewers to the differing philosophies of and strategies employed by 1960s civil rights leaders such as Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. and the debate over...
Martin Luther King, Jr. and Nonviolent Resistance
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Was nonviolent resistance the best means of securing civil rights for black Americans in the 1960s? In this highly engaging and informative lesson, your young historians will closely analyze several key documents from the civil rights...
Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement with Primary Source Documents
9th - 12th
Learners examine primary source documents regarding Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement. They construct their own meaning and understanding of this time period and the way social justice issues are presented in primary...
The Free Silver Movement and Inflation
7th - 10th CCSS: Designed
Why are US dollars no longer backed by gold and silver? What is our medium of exchange, and what would it be like to live in a barter economy? Learners consider these questions, as well as learn about the major historical events in the...