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Explainer: Trump’s executive orders and the limits of presidential power

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In this lesson, explore the long-standing constitutional controversies around the power of executive orders. Continue reading

Origins of the impeachment inquiry

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Use this NewsHour current events lesson to discuss the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. Continue reading

How the Statue of Liberty poem provides a lesson in immigration history

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to learn about the Trump administration’s changes to immigration policy and how it relates to the Statue of Liberty’s famous inscription. Continue reading

Trump’s “First 365 Days”: Taxes, judges, net neutrality

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Despite low approval ratings, President Donald Trump continues to pursue his agenda with his base sticking close by his side. Continue reading

What have we learned from President Trump’s first 100 days?

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President Donald Trump marked his first 100 days in office this weekend. Find out what he has accomplished so far. Continue reading

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