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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: Reading Comprehension, World History, American Democracy, Geography 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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      What Every Student Should Know About Congress

      Grades: 8 to 12
      Subjects: American Democracy, History-Social Science, United States History
      This resource, from CongressLink, features the ten most important points about congress that a high school student should know, ...
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      Western Expansion and Reform: In What Year Was the First Election Day?

      Grades: 3 to 8
      Subjects: American Democracy, History-Social Science, United States History
      This Web page, part of the Jump Back in Time section of the America s Story Web site, describes how Americans observed the f...
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      War-Making: The Use of a Congressional Power

      Grades: 8 to 12
      Subjects: American Democracy, History-Social Science, United States History
      In this lesson, from CongressLink, students understand the sharing of powers between the Executive and Legislative branches in t...
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      U.S. Senate Rejects Minimum Wage Bill

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: American Democracy, History-Social Science, 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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      U.S. Elections

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: American Democracy, History-Social Science, United States History
      This resource provides an extensive list of links to U.S. election-related Web sites. Included are statistics for presidential e...
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      Trying Teens: Exploring the Development of the Juvenile Justice System in the United States

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, American Democracy, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students learn about the court cases and legal organizations that were...
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      Timeline of Events Related to the Development of the U.S. Party System

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: World History, U.S. Constitution, American Democracy, History-Social Science, United States History
      This student reproducible, from an EDSITEment lesson, provides a timeline of events related to the development of the political ...
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      They Have Issues: Exploring the Political Platforms of the 2004 Democratic Presidential Candidates

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, American Democracy, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students examine the different campaign styles and political platforms...
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      The World Factbook: Government Type

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Electives, Geography, History-Social Science, Economics
      This page, from the CIA World Factbook Web site, provides a list of every country s type of government from the government field...
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      The Whig Party

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: American Democracy, History-Social Science, United States History
      This resource, from the Illinois Historical Digitization Projects at Northern Illinois University, features information about th...
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      The War in Vietnam: A Story in Photographs

      Grades: 5 to 12
      Subjects: Visual Arts, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Types of Media, 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 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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      The Supreme Court: The Judicial Power of the United States

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: U.S. Constitution, American Democracy, History-Social Science, United States History
      This EDSITEment lesson provides an introduction to the Supreme Court. Students learn basic facts about the Supreme Court by exam...
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      The Supreme Court

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: American Democracy, History-Social Science
      This resource, from Ben s Guide to the U.S. Government for Kids, focuses on the Supreme Court. The background information offere...
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      The Road to the Presidency

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: American Democracy, History-Social Science, United States History
      Thomas Jefferson, our country s third president, described the Presidency as a splendid misery. Yet, despite that description,...
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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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      The President's Roles and Responsibilities: Understanding the President's Job

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: American Democracy, History-Social Science
      This unit of two lessons, from EDSITEment, encourages students to consider the roles and responsibilities of the U.S. president ...
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      The President's Roles and Responsibilities: Communicating with the President

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: American Democracy, History-Social Science, United States History
      This collection of two lessons, from EDSITEment, encourages students to consider the roles and responsibilities of the U.S. pres...
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      The Powers That Be

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