Politics

Presidential Campaign Advertisements 2016 Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

In this lesson plan, students will discuss what makes advertisements effective and examine ads produced by the 2016 presidential campaigns. Continue reading

How the Deck is Stacked: Income Inequality in the U.S. – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

According to research by the Pew Research Center, the American middle class is shrinking and the gap between high-income and low-income households is growing. This lesson plan will introduce students to the reality of income inequality in America. Continue reading

“We Polked you in ’44, we shall Pierce you in ’52!” Presidential Campaign Slogans

Lesson Plan

Slogans are a critical aspect of a political campaign: In just a few words, they must summarize the candidate’s brand and win over voters. How well do you know presidential campaign slogans from history? Continue reading

Understanding Campaign Finance Law

Lesson Plan

Campaign finance has been a major point of discussion among the three remaining presidential candidates. How much do students know about the history of campaign finance law? Continue reading

Understanding Campaign Finance Law

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by Amanda Wilcox Campaign finance has been a major point of contention during the 2016 election season. Most notably, Sen. Bernie Sanders has criticized Secretary…read more

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