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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: United States History, History-Social Science, Visual Arts, Foreign Languages 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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      Life on the Edge: Cities on the Fringe

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Geography, Economics
      This Xpeditions lesson focuses on centers of transportation and trade known as "edge cities." Students come to understand the ev...
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      The Electoral College

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: United States History, U.S. Constitution, History-Social Science, American Democracy
      This page from EDSITEment features resources relating to the Electoral College, and presents information about the Hayes-Tilden ...
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      Electing America's President

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: United States History, History-Social Science, American Democracy
      This page from EDSITEment features resources relating to American presidents, and presents information about First Families, cam...
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    • Thumb image for I Do Solemnly Swear:  Presidential InaugurationsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      I Do Solemnly Swear: Presidential Inaugurations

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: United States History, U.S. Constitution, History-Social Science, American Democracy, English-Language Arts
      In this unit of five lessons, from EDSITEment, students reflect on what the Presidential inauguration has become and what it has...
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      Congressional Committees and the Legislative Process

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, American Democracy, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      This lesson from EDSITEment introduces students to the pivotal role that Congressional committees play in the legislative proces...
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      Online Music

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Technology, Economics, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from EconEdLink, students explore whether trading MP3s online is piracy or simply sharing music. How many studen...
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      Regulating Freedom of Speech

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, U.S. Constitution, History-Social Science, American Democracy
      Freedom of speech is a fundamental American right, and regulation of that freedom has been a fundamental responsibility of the S...
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      The Economics of Professional Sports: Underpaid Millionaires?

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Mathematics, History-Social Science, Economics
      This NetNewsLine, from EconEdLink, features a series of lessons in which students explore whether or not Major League Baseball p...
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      The Economics of Voting

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, American Democracy, Economics
      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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    • Thumb image for The Mystery of the Voters Who Don't VoteResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      The Mystery of the Voters Who Don't Vote

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, American Democracy, Economics
      This lesson plan, from EconEdLink, asks and tries to answer the question: Why don't more Americans vote? Americans are known aro...
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    • Thumb image for U.S. Senate Rejects Minimum Wage BillResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      U.S. Senate Rejects Minimum Wage Bill

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, American Democracy, Economics
      This lesson, from EconEdLink, addresses the minimum wage. In a recent vote, the Senate voted to reject a $1 increase in the fede...
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    • Thumb image for The First Amendment:  What's Fair in a Free Country?Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      The First Amendment: What's Fair in a Free Country?

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: United States History, U.S. Constitution, History-Social Science
      In this unit of six lessons, from EDSITEment, students consider the limitations that have been placed on the First Amendment gua...
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      The President's Roles and Responsibilities: Communicating with the President

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: United States History, History-Social Science, American Democracy
      This collection of two lessons, from EDSITEment, encourages students to consider the roles and responsibilities of the U.S. pres...
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    • Thumb image for The President's Roles and Responsibilities: Understanding the President's JobResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      The President's Roles and Responsibilities: Understanding the President's Job

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: History-Social Science, American Democracy
      This unit of two lessons, from EDSITEment, encourages students to consider the roles and responsibilities of the U.S. president ...
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    • Thumb image for The Debate in Congress on the Sedition ActResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      The Debate in Congress on the Sedition Act

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, U.S. Constitution, History-Social Science, American Democracy
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from EDSITEment, students examine the provisions in the U.S. Constitution that are rele...
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      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 Timeline of Events Related to the Development of the U.S. Party SystemResource Type: Document

      Timeline of Events Related to the Development of the U.S. Party System

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, U.S. Constitution, History-Social Science, American Democracy, World History
      This student reproducible, from an EDSITEment lesson, provides a timeline of events related to the development of the political ...
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    • Thumb image for The Economics of Voting: What Do You Mean, My Vote Doesn't Count?Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      The Economics of Voting: What Do You Mean, My Vote Doesn't Count?

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Humanities, History-Social Science, Economics
      This lesson, from EconEdLink, explores the costs and benefits associated with voting in national elections. Specifically, the co...
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      The Supreme Court: The Judicial Power of the United States

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: United States History, U.S. Constitution, History-Social Science, 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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