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    • Thumb image for 12 Angry Men: Trial by Jury as a Right and as a Political InstitutionResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      12 Angry Men: Trial by Jury as a Right and as a Political Institution

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History, Foreign Languages, History & Culture and 4 additional..
      The classic American drama Twelve Angry Men serves as the starting point for a discussion of the constitutional right and civic ...
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      Constitution Day Feature

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: United States History, History-Social Science, U.S. Constitution, American Democracy
      This special feature from EDSITEment provides information and lessons about America's principle founding document, the Constitut...
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      Examiner's Questions for Admittance to the American (or Know-nothing) Party

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History, American Democracy
      This document is found on the Library of Congress American Memory Project Collection titled Words and Deeds in American Histor...
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      Pressing Cases: Exploring the Relationship Between Law Enforcement and News Media

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Reading Comprehension, Career & Technical Ed and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students investigate famous criminal cases in which the media has play...
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      What Every Student Should Know About Congress

      Grades: 8 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History, American Democracy
      This resource, from CongressLink, features the ten most important points about congress that a high school student should know, ...
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    • Thumb image for Lesson 1: Anti-federalist Arguments Against “A Complete Consolidation”Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Lesson 1: Anti-federalist Arguments Against “A Complete Consolidation”

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, American Democracy
      This lesson focuses on the chief objections of the Anti-federalists, especially The Federal Farmer (Richard Henry Lee), Centinel...
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      The American Jury: Bulwark of Democracy

      Grades: No grades selected.
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Branches of Government, American Democracy
      The American Jury: Bulwark of Democracy is designed to help students, teachers, and citizens understand the American jury syste...
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    • Thumb image for It's an Ad Eats Ad World: Creating Presidential Campaign AdvertisementsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      It's an Ad Eats Ad World: Creating Presidential Campaign Advertisements

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, American Democracy, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students learn about the power and influence of television adverti...
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    • Thumb image for The First American Party System: Federalists and Democratic-Republicans -- The Platforms They Never HadResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      The First American Party System: Federalists and Democratic-Republicans -- The Platforms They Never Had

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History, American Democracy
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from EDSITEment, students summarize the key positions of the Federalist and Democratic-...
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    • Thumb image for Oyez. Oyez. Oyez.: Supreme Court ResourceResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Oyez. Oyez. Oyez.: Supreme Court Resource

      Grades: No grades selected.
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Branches of Government, American Democracy
      Oyez. Oyez. Oyez.: Supreme Court Resource features abstracts and other materials on Constitutional law cases decided by the Unit...
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    • Thumb image for The Supreme Court: The Judicial Power of the United StatesResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      The Supreme Court: The Judicial Power of the United States

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History, U.S. Constitution, American Democracy
      This EDSITEment lesson provides an introduction to the Supreme Court. Students learn basic facts about the Supreme Court by exam...
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    • Thumb image for American Memory:  The Learning Page Features - Elections . . . the American WayResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      American Memory: The Learning Page Features - Elections . . . the American Way

      Grades: 4 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History, American Democracy
      This Feature Presentation includes information, images and activities on the theme of elections. This version requires Shockwa...
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    • Thumb image for The War in Vietnam: A Story in PhotographsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      The War in Vietnam: A Story in Photographs

      Grades: 5 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Types of Media, United States History, American Democracy and 4 additional..
      This lesson, provided by the National Archives and Records Administration, relates to Article I, Section 8, which grants Congre...
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    • Thumb image for Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government for KidsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government for Kids

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: History-Social Science, American Democracy
      Ben s Guide to the U.S. Government for Kids is a Web site designed to explain the workings of the United States government on a ...
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    • Thumb image for Due Process:  Search and SeizureResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Due Process: Search and Seizure

      Grades: 11 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History, Theatre, American Democracy, Visual Arts & Performing Arts
      In this lesson, students observe first hand a simulation of what the New Jersey vs. T.L.O. (1985) court case was about. They lea...
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      American Civil Liberties Union

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, American Democracy, English-Language Arts
      This Web site, from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), provides in-depth information on any number of court cases heard ...
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    • Thumb image for The Price We Pay for Health: US and CanadaResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      The Price We Pay for Health: US and Canada

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Economics
      In this EconEdLink lesson, students review the health systems of the United States and Canada. They identify the positive aspect...
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    • Thumb image for Memorandum of a Conference with President Eisenhower after SputnikResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Memorandum of a Conference with President Eisenhower after Sputnik

      Grades: 5 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History, American Democracy, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      This lesson, provided by the National Archives and Records Administration, relates to providing for the common defense as stated...
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    • Thumb image for "Common Sense": The Rhetoric of Popular DemocracyResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      "Common Sense": The Rhetoric of Popular Democracy

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson from EDSITEment, students learn about Thomas Paine and the ideas presented in his pamphlet "Common Sense" such as...
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      Electing America's President

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History, American Democracy
      This page from EDSITEment features resources relating to American presidents, and presents information about First Families, cam...
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