Archives: Government & Civics


Lincoln’s Words: Transcending Time and Political Party

Lesson Plan

Subjects Secondary History, Government, Civics, Social Studies, Speech and Communication Arts Estimated Time One to two 45-90 minute class periods Grade Level 7 – 12…read more

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What’s Happening on the Campaign Trail?


Teachers, use the first 4:40 for a classroom activity. This week, President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Governor Mitt Romney are sharpening their messages…read more

Government & Civics

Students Get New Perspective at RNC Breakfast

Student Voice

The PBS NewsHour hosted a newsmaker breakfast at the 2012 Republican National Convention that included a panel discussion with Republican leaders. The event was moderated…read more

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Political Cartoons: The Art of the Absurd


Politics are rarely funny by nature. This election cycle in particular has shown off the nastier side of the political game. However, political cartoonists are…read more

Government & Civics
New England Gurdwara Sahib holds a prayer and vigil for the victims of the shooting at the Sikh Temple in Wisconsin in Milford, Mass.

Young Sikh Responds to Temple Tragedy

Student Voice

On Sunday August 5, 2012 an alleged gunman approached a Sikh temple in Wisconsin and killed six worshipers before being stopped by law enforcement officers. The heroic…read more

Government & Civics

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