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“You Better Check Yourself!”: Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances in the US Government
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Through role playing as one of the three branches of government regarding a congressional decision made in 2000, learners explore the concept of separation of powers and checks and balances.
Simulation on Peacekeeping in Kashmir: An American Choice
9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Will the United States take a stand in the Kashmir conflict? A mock meeting of the minds examines a peace proposal between China, Pakistan, and India to determine if the United States should deploy troops to the area. Individuals take on...
The Blame Game for the Loss at Pearl Harbor
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Known as the day that will live in infamy, the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 was a shock to all. But why was the United States unprepared on that December morning? Study a series of primary sources in a document-based question that...
The Staffing Exercise: A Lesson Cluster for Civics
7th - 12th
Students discuss gender bias and non-traditional career areas as they relate to governmental appointed positions. The participate in a simulation in which they apply for and decide who would get traditionally male positions in the Dept....
Reemergence of the “Vanishing Americans” ‐ Native Americans and World War II
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Discover the many contributions and sacrifices of Native Americans during World War II. After gaining background information through a detailed PowerPoint presentation and guided notes, your young historians will participate in a jigsaw...
The Cuban Missile Crisis: How to Respond?
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
For 13 days, the United States stood on the edge of nuclear War. The Soviet Arms buildup in Cuba is the focus of an activity that asks groups to analyze how the governmental role each of John F. Kennedy's advisors played went on to...