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Lesson Plan: Write your own presidential inauguration speech

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Learn about the importance of inaugural addresses in U.S. civic life, then write your own. Continue reading

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

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