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        Why Do We Need Authority?

        Grades: 7 to 8
        Subjects: American Democracy, Civics
        In this lesson you will learn some uses of authority. You will examine a situation in which there is no effective authority and...
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        Why Do We Need a Government?

        Grades: 7 to 8
        Subjects: American Democracy, Civics
        This lesson introduces you to some of the basic ideas which were of great importance to the Founders. They used these ideas when...
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        Who Are We?

        Grades: 5 to 8
        Subjects: Humanities, Civics
        In this lesson, students begin to explore the concept of community by describing their class as a collection of people with uniq...
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        Where We Fit In: The Judicial Branch

        Grades: 5
        Subjects: American Democracy, History-Social Science, Civics
        This is the second lesson in a unit designed to help students understand that the strength of our Democracy is equal to the ...
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        What Responsibilities Accompany Our Rights?

        Grades: 4 to 6
        Subjects: American Democracy, Civics
        Suppose your government does everything it can to protect your rights. Is this enough? Will your rights be protected? Do we hav...
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        What is Community?

        Grades: 4 to 8
        Subjects: Humanities, Civics
        This lesson is part of the following unit: Identity Community: An Introduction to 6th Grade Social Studies With Lesson 6, stud...
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        What Is a Republican Government?

        Grades: 4 to 6
        Subjects: American Democracy, Civics
        This lesson will help you understand why the Founders thought a republican form of government was best. You will also learn abo...
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        What Intellectual Tools are Useful in Making Decisions about Issues of Corrective Justice?

        Grades: 7 to 8
        Subjects: American Democracy, Civics
        This lesson introduces you to some intellectual tools which are useful in resolving issues of corrective justice. When you have...
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        What Conflicting Opinions Did the Framers Have about the Completed Constitution?

        Grades: 9 to 12
        Subjects: American Democracy, Civics
        This lesson describes some conflicting points of view of leading Framers about the Constitution. Most of the delegates argued f...
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        What are the Possible Consequences of Privacy?

        Grades: 7 to 8
        Subjects: American Democracy, Civics
        This lesson examines some of the possible consequences of privacy. You will classify these consequences as benefits or costs. La...
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        We the Civics Kids Lesson 4: Principles of Justice and the Role of the Judiciary

        Grades: 1 to 4
        Subjects: American Democracy, History-Social Science, Civics
        Lesson four focuses on the principles of justice and the role of the judiciary. By following a young girl as she tries to recove...
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        We the Civics Kids

        Grades: 3 to 5
        Subjects: American Democracy, Civics
        This series of lessons teaches students about the election process and encourages them to be active citizens in their classroom,...
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        We the Civics Kids

        Grades: 4
        Subjects: American Democracy, Civics
        These materials were produced in partnership between the National Constitution Center and the Rendell Center for Citizenship and...
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        "We Came to Free the Slaves": John Brown on Trial

        Grades: 7 to 12
        Subjects: American Democracy, History-Social Science, Civics
        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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        Voters and Judges

        Grades: 7 to 12
        Subjects: American Democracy, History-Social Science, Civics
        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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        Upton Sinclair, Theodore Roosevelt, and Harvey W. Wiley

        Grades: 11
        Subjects: United States History, Civics
        In this lesson, students learn how Progressive reformers in government used the public outrage over Upton Sinclair's book The Ju...
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        Understanding Procedural Justice

        Grades: 4 to 7
        Subjects: American Democracy, History-Social Science, Civics
        Objectives: Students will analyze the concept of procedural justice by: identifying in a play the unfair decisions by the ruler...
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        Trial Court "Go Fish"

        Grades: 6 to 9
        Subjects: American Democracy, History-Social Science, Civics
        (Create account to access) Here, iCivics presents a judicial variation of the classic card game "Go Fish!" Students use a write-...
        Contributor: Deborah Genzer
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        Town Hall Wall: Armed Conflict

        Grades: 8 to 12
        Subjects: American Democracy, Civics
        This Town Hall Wall asks students to respond and deliberate: Do America's cities have the right to ban handguns?
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        Titanic Trial

        Grades: 6 to 10
        Subjects: United States History, Civics
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