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Watergate and the limits of presidential power – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Stephanie Schragger  May 2013 marks the 40th anniversary of the nationally televised Senate committee hearings about the break-in at the Democratic National Committee offices…read more

What is sequestration? – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Subject(s): Economics, U.S. Estimated Time: One 45-minute class period Grade Level: 10-12th Objective: Students Will: Learn the definition of sequestration. Learn about government budgets, spending…read more

What can you do for your country? – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Subject(s) Social Studies, Government, History Estimated Time Three class periods Grade Level 7th-12th Objective This lesson plan poses the question, “Should America have required military…read more

What is the role of civil disobedience today? – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Doug DuBrin, an English and history teacher, as well as an editor and writer Subject(s) Social Studies, Civics Estimated Time: Two to three class…read more

The federal confirmation process: Choosing the right person for the job – Lesson Plan

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By Lisa Prososki Subjects Social Studies, Government, History Estimated Time Approximately three 45-minute class periods Grade Level Grades 9-12 Objective Students will: Use prior knowledge to…read more

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