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What Did Democracy Really Mean in Athens?
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Did you know elections only played a small role in Athenian democracy? Take a look at the fascinating origins of Athenian direct democracy in ancient Greece, and compare their political structures to our understanding of representative...
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
Practice Test: Colonialism and the Foundations of American Democracy
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Which document introduced the idea of limited government? What is the official beginning of the American Revolution? From the colonial period to the establishment of the Constitution, this assessment includes 40 multiple choice questions...
Separate But Equal - Is It Black or White?
4th - 6th CCSS: Designed
The story of Ruby Bridges and the case of Brown vs. The Board of Education are fantastic tools for discussing the concept of separate but equal. Kids tackle some big questions about what is fair, what is civil, and what rights or laws...
Constitution Lecture 4: Democracy or Republic?
11 mins 9th - 12th
Part four defines oligarchy, monarchy, republic, and democracy. Each type of government is defined in terms of its linguistic and historical origins and how rights are granted in each form of government. Give your upper graders a clear...
Communities in Crisis Lesson 1: Primary Source? What is That?
5th - 10th
Distinguish between primary and secondary source documents using the theme of philanthropy. Middle schoolers discuss Anne Frank: The Diary of Young Girl as a way to study the past using a primary source. Then they investigate how to...
The Story of India - Freedom and Liberation - 6/6
6 mins 6th - 12th
The fight for freedom is told in the conclusion to this extensive series on the history of India. What next? Democracy, capitalism, and a flourishing nation; hear how India has shifted in economy and government since the year 1947. This...
Constitutional Principles: Republican Government
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Why were the founding fathers wary of democracy? What is the difference between a direct democracy and a constitutional republic? Encourage critical thinking around questions such as these in your class and review the principles of a...