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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

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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

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Senate Hears Appeal for Immigration Reform

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Click here to download video Teachers: this video contains an approx. 5:30 minute story followed by a discussion. “Our immigration system is not just broken;…read more

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

Lesson Plan

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

President Obama also focused on the message of strengthening the middle class and boosting the economy in his 2012 State of the Union address.

President Obama Delivers State of the Union

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Every year, the president speaks to a rare joint session of Congress with all 100 senators and 435 members of the House of Representatives. The…read more

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