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AIDS in Africa
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AIDS in Africa

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In this lesson, students read about the worldwide AIDS epidemic and the ...

In this lesson, students read about the worldwide AIDS epidemic and the prevalence of AIDS in Africa. A set of discussion questions is provided. In an associated activity, students will consider various options of how the U.S. could react to the AIDS crisis in Africa. Student groups will discuss the options and then role play a State Department meeting on the question of what to do.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
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Constitutional Rights Foundation
Date Added:
02/08/2017
Activity: The Hammurabi Code
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Activity: The Hammurabi Code

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In this activity, students will examine examples of laws from Hammurabi's Code ...

In this activity, students will examine examples of laws from Hammurabi's Code from the ancient Babylonian civilization. In small groups, they will determine what those laws tell them about the ancient civilization.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
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Constitutional Rights Foundation
Date Added:
01/30/2017
Adam Smith and The Wealth of Nations
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Adam Smith and The Wealth of Nations

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In this lesson, students examine the major principles and economic theories provided ...

In this lesson, students examine the major principles and economic theories provided in the book The Wealth of Nations. They will also compare Smith's "free market mechanism" with mercantalism. A set of discussion questions is provided. In an associated activity, students will consider and discuss whether or not Adam Smith would agree with government interventions in the economy today.

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Social Studies
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Lesson Plan
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Constitutional Rights Foundation
Date Added:
02/02/2017
The Adarand Case: Affirmative Action and Equal Protection
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The Adarand Case: Affirmative Action and Equal Protection

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In this lesson, students examine the historical development, implementation, and opposition to ...

In this lesson, students examine the historical development, implementation, and opposition to affirmative action, with emphasis placed on a specific Supreme Court cases. A set of discussion questions is provided. In an associated activity, the class will review several affirmative action programs and make a list for each program. Then they will examine these reasons and decide whether they are "compelling" enough to be constitutional.

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Social Studies
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Lesson Plan
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Constitutional Rights Foundation
Date Added:
02/16/2017
Affirmative Action in American Colleges After Fisher v. Texas
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Affirmative Action in American Colleges After Fisher v. Texas

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In this lesson, students learn about how the U.S. Supreme Court decided ...

In this lesson, students learn about how the U.S. Supreme Court decided the affirmative action case of Fisher v. University of Texas and other similar landmark cases. Discussion questions are provided. In an associated activity, students will role play trustees of a public university charged with setting, among other things, admissions policy for the university and how affirmative action will be addressed. Each small group will report its decisons to the class for discussion.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Constitutional Rights Foundation
Date Added:
01/30/2017
Africa Trying for a "Second Independence"
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Africa Trying for a "Second Independence"

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In this lesson, students read about how many African nations stagnated under ...

In this lesson, students read about how many African nations stagnated under brutal rulers and government-run economies, after gaining independence from European colonial powers, and how today, many of these nations are striving to establish democratic rule and free-market economies. A set of discussion questions is provided. In an associated activity, students form small groups, each of which will become a committee to advise the president on what the U.S. role in Africa should be.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Constitutional Rights Foundation
Date Added:
02/15/2017
The Aftermath of Terror: Oklahoma City
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The Aftermath of Terror: Oklahoma City

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In this lesson, students explore the bombing of the Oklahoma City federal ...

In this lesson, students explore the bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building as a domestic act of terror. Discussion questions are provided. In an associated activity, students will prepare brief written position statements in various issues raised in the aftermath of the bombing and hold a debate on the issues.

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Social Studies
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Lesson Plan
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Constitutional Rights Foundation
Date Added:
01/27/2017
The Alien and Sedition Acts: Defining American Freedom
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The Alien and Sedition Acts: Defining American Freedom

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In this lesson, students learn about the Alien and Sedition Acts of ...

In this lesson, students learn about the Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798. Discussion questions are provided. In an associated activity, students extend their understanding by studying free speech and free press issues of the 20th century. Students will look up some of these important Supreme Court cases and report back to the class.

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Social Studies
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Lesson Plan
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Constitutional Rights Foundation
Date Added:
01/27/2017
Are Bible Readings Ever Allowed in Public Schools?
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Are Bible Readings Ever Allowed in Public Schools?

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In this lesson, students explore the controversial issue of religion (prayer, bible ...

In this lesson, students explore the controversial issue of religion (prayer, bible study, etc.) in public schools through an analysis of serveral court cases. Discussion questions are provided. In an associated activity, students will review and discuss the Supreme Court's theory that the government should remain neutral on this issue.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Constitutional Rights Foundation
Date Added:
01/27/2017
Are We Headed for a "Sixth Mass Extinction"?
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Are We Headed for a "Sixth Mass Extinction"?

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In this lesson, students review past mass extinctions. They will also examine ...

In this lesson, students review past mass extinctions. They will also examine current human impacts on global biodiversity and consider whether there might be another extinction event soon. A set of discussion questions is provided. In an associated activity, students will discuss whether to support or oppose proposed rules to restrict the use of street vehicles, OHVs, and bicycles on public land.

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Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Constitutional Rights Foundation
Date Added:
02/02/2017
"At the Hands of Persons Unknown": Lynching in America
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"At the Hands of Persons Unknown": Lynching in America

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In this lesson, students review the history of lynching in America and ...

In this lesson, students review the history of lynching in America and how the NAACP led the fight to pass a federal anti-lynching law. A set of discussion questions is provided. In an associated activity, students create, layout, and publish an opinion/editorial page for a 1934 newspaper on the topic of lynching.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
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Constitutional Rights Foundation
Date Added:
02/17/2017
The Battle Over Proposition 187
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The Battle Over Proposition 187

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In this lesson, students examine the content of and controversy surrounding Proposition ...

In this lesson, students examine the content of and controversy surrounding Proposition 187, proposed to voters in California as a measure to discourage illegal immigration in the state. A set of discussion questions is provided. In an associated activity, students role play as members of a Citizen Advisory Panel that has been tasked with making recommendations about a proposed law.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
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Constitutional Rights Foundation
Date Added:
02/16/2017
The Battle Over the National Endowment for the Arts
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The Battle Over the National Endowment for the Arts

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In this lesson, students examine common arguments for and against the National ...

In this lesson, students examine common arguments for and against the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). A set of discussion questions is provided. In an associated activity, students role play as members of a congressional committee deciding what to do about the NEA.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Constitutional Rights Foundation
Date Added:
02/16/2017
The Berkeley Free Speech Movement: Civil Disobedience on Campus
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The Berkeley Free Speech Movement: Civil Disobedience on Campus

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In this lesson, students read about the Berkeley Free Speech Movement, one ...

In this lesson, students read about the Berkeley Free Speech Movement, one of the first of the 1960s university student protests that challenged authority and criticized the way things were. A set of discussion questions is provided. In an associated activity, the class will simulate a public university student senate debating whether student activity fees should be voluntary or mandatory for campus organizations.

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Social Studies
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Lesson Plan
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Constitutional Rights Foundation
Date Added:
02/13/2017
The "Black Death": A Catastrophe in Medieval Europe
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The "Black Death": A Catastrophe in Medieval Europe

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In this lesson, students learn about the plague that struck in the ...

In this lesson, students learn about the plague that struck in the mid-1300s. Discussion questions are provided. In an associated activity, students evaluate and rank the severity of various catastrophes in modern societies.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Constitutional Rights Foundation
Date Added:
02/01/2017
Black Troops in Union Blue
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Black Troops in Union Blue

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In this lesson, students examine the contributions of black soldiers during the ...

In this lesson, students examine the contributions of black soldiers during the Civil War. A set of discussion questions is provided. In an associated activity, the class will write and publish an issue of Frederick Douglass's Paper, reflecting some of the important controversies concerning black troops in the Union Army.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Constitutional Rights Foundation
Date Added:
02/16/2017
Blood and Tribute: The Rise and Fall of the Aztec Empire
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Blood and Tribute: The Rise and Fall of the Aztec Empire

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In this lesson, students read how the Aztec Empire rose to its ...

In this lesson, students read how the Aztec Empire rose to its peak of power and then collapsed under the assault of Cortes and his Indian allies. A set of discussion questions is provided. In an associated activity, students imagine they are an advisor to Moctezuma II on the eve of the Spanish conquest, and write a letter to the emperor describing the problems the Aztec Empire is facing, the consequences of these problems, and what should be done about them.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
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Constitutional Rights Foundation
Date Added:
02/15/2017
Bringing Down an Empire: Gandhi and Civil Disobedience
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Bringing Down an Empire: Gandhi and Civil Disobedience

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In this lesson, students examine how Gandhi led the movement for independence ...

In this lesson, students examine how Gandhi led the movement for independence in India by using non-violent civil disobedience. A set of discussion questions is provided. In an associated activity, students consider various situations and tell whether the situation calls for civil disobedience.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Constitutional Rights Foundation
Date Added:
02/13/2017
Building Constituencies to Support or Oppose Policy
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Building Constituencies to Support or Oppose Policy

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This lesson introduces students to the importance of building a constituency to ...

This lesson introduces students to the importance of building a constituency to support or oppose public policies using the case study of the Montgomery Bus Boycott as an example. Students read primary documents from the boycott and discuss how the documents show how leaders tried to build support.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Constitutional Rights Foundation
Date Added:
01/30/2017
The Bush Doctrine
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The Bush Doctrine

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In this lesson, students will examine the background and contents of the ...

In this lesson, students will examine the background and contents of the Bush Doctrine. A set of discussion questions is provided. In an associated activity, students will research current African American leaders and their views on current issues. The students will debate whether or not the Bush Doctrine should be part of the U.S. foreign policy.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Constitutional Rights Foundation
Date Added:
02/08/2017