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    • Thumb image for The Veto ProcessResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      The Veto Process

      Grades: 10 to 12
      Subjects: American Democracy, History-Social Science, United States History
      In this lesson, from CongressLink, students summarize the veto and override process as outlined in the U.S. Constitution and use...
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      Sow the Seeds of Victory! Posters from the Food Administration During World War I

      Grades: 5 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, American Democracy, History-Social Science, United States History, English-Language Arts
      This lesson, provided by the National Archives and Records Administration relates to Article II, Section 2.1 , of the U.S. Const...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Constitutional Issues: Separation of Powers

      Grades: No grades selected.
      Subjects: American Democracy, History-Social Science, U.S. Constitution
      Constitutional Issues: Separation of Powers explores the important Constitutional mechanism providing for the separation of powe...
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      Pardon Me, Please: Examining Executive Pardons of Capital Cases

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: American Democracy, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students learn about a decision to commute all death sentences in one ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for That's Not Fair! Examining Civil Liberties With the U.S. Supreme CourtResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      That's Not Fair! Examining Civil Liberties With the U.S. Supreme Court

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: American Democracy, History-Social Science, U.S. Constitution, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students work in groups to explore civil liberty issues by conducting Internet research on ...
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      Life on the Edge: Cities on the Fringe

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Geography, Economics, History-Social Science
      This Xpeditions lesson focuses on centers of transportation and trade known as "edge cities." Students come to understand the ev...
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      U.S. Senate Rejects Minimum Wage Bill

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Economics, American Democracy, History-Social Science
      This lesson, from EconEdLink, addresses the minimum wage. In a recent vote, the Senate voted to reject a $1 increase in the fede...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Getting the Message Out! National Political Campaign Materials, 1840-1860

      Grades: No grades selected.
      Subjects: American Democracy, History-Social Science, United States History, Branches of Government
      Getting the Message Out! National Political Campaign Materials, 1840-1860 looks at politics in antebellum America. Read about t...
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      The Powers That Be

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, American Democracy, History-Social Science, United States History, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, students investigate past energy legislation, then write letters to Congress from the perspective of citizens tr...
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      Congressional Powers

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: American Democracy, History-Social Science, United States History
      The general purpose of this CongressLink lesson is to introduce high school students to the powers of the United States Congress...
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      Executive Decisions

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Science, Ecology & Ecosystems, Life Sciences, American Democracy and 4 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students investigate the reasons behind key decisions made by past pre...
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    • Thumb image for Democracy in BriefResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Democracy in Brief

      Grades: No grades selected.
      Subjects: History-Social Science
      Democracy in Brief gives a concise account of the intellectual origins, history, and basic values of democratic systems of gover...
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    • Thumb image for A Vote for DemocracyResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      A Vote for Democracy

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Geography, American Democracy, History-Social Science
      This National Geographic Magazine resource features a brief discussion of the rise of democracy around the world. According to F...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Strike Up the Band: Exploring the Role of Organized Labor in the Entertainment Industry

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Music, History & Culture, American Democracy and 4 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students first examine the value of live music by writing about person...
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      Star Politics: Examining the Advantages of Celebrity Status in the Political Arena

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Writing Strategies, American Democracy, History-Social Science and 4 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students consider their opinions about celebrities in politics. They t...
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      Congressional Committees and the Legislative Process

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, American Democracy, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts
      This lesson from EDSITEment introduces students to the pivotal role that Congressional committees play in the legislative proces...
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    • Thumb image for When Human Rights Are Wronged: Designing a "Bill of Human Rights" in the Social Studies Classroom  Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      When Human Rights Are Wronged: Designing a "Bill of Human Rights" in the Social Studies Classroom

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Geography, Writing Strategies, World History, American Democracy and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students explore the concept of human rights by examining the arre...
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      Bush Re-election Campaign Revisited: Comparing the Presidential Campaigns of 1992 and 2004

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, American Democracy, History-Social Science, United States History and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students learn about the direct role George W. Bush plays in the 2...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for American VotesResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      American Votes

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, American Democracy, History-Social Science, United States History, Visual Arts
      This resource, provided by Scriptorium, documents the development of spin in American politics through an online exhibit of ca...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      The Economics of Voting

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Economics, American Democracy, History-Social Science
      In this lesson, from EconEdLink, students try to answer the question: Why do so many voters stay away from the polls on Election...
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