The Power of the Press: The First Amendment

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his standards-based lesson is one of several on the Constitution
and the Bill of Rights in fifth grade. Students will understand our
rights and how the legal system functions through the lens of an
actual historical trial, The Haymarket Case of 1886 that showcases
the different checks and balances with the system. Students will
understand how the media influenced public opinion and influenced
the court's decision.

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    Grade: 5

    Topics: American Democracy, Civics

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