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      • Thumb image for Analyzing and Creating InfographicsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Analyzing and Creating Infographics

        Grades: 7 to 12
        Subjects: Civics, Making & Reading Maps, Geography, History-Social Science
        If you are not familiar with what an infographic is, it is a text that presents information/data along with visual representatio...
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        Democracy in Action

        Grades: 12
        Subjects: Civics, American Democracy, History-Social Science
        Especially in mid-term and presidential election years, students will learn about political socialization, political parties, vo...
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        Research and Blogging: Seedlings of Civic Engagement from the Classroom

        Grades: 11
        Subjects: Civics, American Democracy, History-Social Science
        In my 11th grade ELA class, students engage in a research unit on contemporary civil rights issues. The three lessons described...
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        Research and Blogging: Seedlings of Civic Engagement from the Classroom

        Grades: 9
        Subjects: Civics, American Democracy, History-Social Science
        The following series of three units is designed to take place over the course of a school year. In the first unit, students will...
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        Election Day Extravaganza: No-Prep Lesson Plans

        Grades: 1 to 2
        Subjects: Civics, American Democracy
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        Rockefeller and the Standard Oil Monopoly

        Grades: 9 to 12
        Subjects: Civics, American Democracy
        Following the Civil War, few laws limited how businesses went about making money. In building the giant Standard Oil monopoly, J...
        Contributor: Deborah Genzer
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        More Monkey Trials: The Evolution Debate Goes Back to Court

        Grades: 9 to 12
        Subjects: Civics, American Democracy, History-Social Science
        The Scopes trial of 1925 did not end the court battles over teaching evolution. Numerous trials and appeals have taken place. Mo...
        Contributor: Deborah Genzer
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        Military Tribunals

        Grades: 10 to 12
        Subjects: American Democracy, Civics
        On November 13, 2001, President George W. Bush issued a new military order in the war against terrorism. The order called for th...
        Contributor: Deborah Genzer
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        Mendez v. Westminster: Paving the Way to School Desegregation

        Grades: 8 to 12
        Subjects: Civics, American Democracy, History-Social Science
        In 1947, parents won a federal lawsuit against several California school districts that had segregated Mexican-American schoolch...
        Contributor: Deborah Genzer
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        "We Came to Free the Slaves": John Brown on Trial

        Grades: 7 to 12
        Subjects: Civics, American Democracy, History-Social Science
        Throughout American history people have protested and broken the law. Once in court, they often have tried to use their trials t...
        Contributor: Deborah Genzer
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        FREE PRESS VS. FAIR TRIAL: THE LINDBERGH BABY KIDNAPPING CASE

        Grades: 8 to 12
        Subjects: Civics, American Democracy, History-Social Science
        Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh was a genuine American hero. In 1927, Lindbergh captured the public imagination by flying solo from...
        Contributor: Deborah Genzer
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        The Scopes Trial: Who Decides What Gets Taught in the Classroom?

        Grades: 8 to 12
        Subjects: Civics, American Democracy, History-Social Science
        One of the most famous trials in American history took place in a small town in Tennessee in 1925. On trial was a high-school te...
        Contributor: Deborah Genzer
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        Sacco and Vanzetti: Were Two Innocent Men Executed?

        Grades: 8 to 12
        Subjects: Civics, American Democracy, History-Social Science
        In 1921, two Italian immigrants were tried and convicted of robbery and murder. Six years later, they were executed. The case of...
        Contributor: Deborah Genzer
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        Arizona v. United States

        Grades: 10 to 12
        Subjects: Civics, American Democracy, History-Social Science
        Students will examine a controversial law passed in the state of Arizona that directs law enforcement officers to investigate su...
        Contributor: Deborah Genzer
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        Juvenile Justice: What Should We Do With Children Who Break the Law?

        Grades: 8 to 12
        Subjects: Civics, American Democracy, History-Social Science
        When adults commit a crime, they are tried and, if convicted, punished according to law. But what if a lawbreaker is 15-years-ol...
        Contributor: Deborah Genzer
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        Detaining U.S. Citizens as Enemy Combatants

        Grades: 10 to 12
        Subjects: Civics, American Democracy, History-Social Science
        The war on terror has brought forward many questions of due process. In 2004, the Supreme Court dealt with the case of a U.S. ci...
        Contributor: Deborah Genzer
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        John Peter Zenger and Freedom of the Press

        Grades: 9 to 12
        Subjects: Civics, American Democracy, History-Social Science
        Should someone be prosecuted for criticizing or insulting a government official even if the offending words are the truth? Shoul...
        Contributor: Deborah Genzer
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        FDR TRIES TO "PACK" THE SUPREME COURT

        Grades: 10 to 12
        Subjects: Civics, American Democracy, History-Social Science
        Unlike Congress or the presidency, the Supreme Court is not supposed to be a "political" institution. It must remain neutral in ...
        Contributor: Deborah Genzer
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        An Independent Judiciary

        Grades: 7 to 12
        Subjects: Civics, American Democracy, History-Social Science
        One hundred years ago, a spirit of reform swept America. Led by the progressives, people who believed in clean government and th...
        Contributor: Deborah Genzer
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        Voters and Judges

        Grades: 7 to 12
        Subjects: Civics, American Democracy, History-Social Science
        When trial judges preside over lawsuits and criminal trials, they make many legal rulings: Should this evidence be admitted? Sho...
        Contributor: Deborah Genzer
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