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Standard 7-2.0

7-2.0 The relationship between citizens and their government is a fundamental component of political rule. To understand the role of constitutions, the characteristics of shared powers, the protection of individual rights, and the promotion of the comm...

Grade(s): 6, 7, 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Type
Birth Of The Constitution | History in a Nutshell
Birth Of The Constitution | History in a Nutshell

Video

After the American Revolution, the new United States of America needed to form a permanent government of its own. Why did the Articles of Confederation fail, and how did the U.S. Constitution come to...
Minnie Kennedy and the Civil Rights Movement
Minnie Kennedy and the Civil Rights Movement

Lesson

This lesson can be a component of a year-long project based lesson on civil rights or one part of a single, shorter PBL focusing only the civil rights era after World War II. This particular extension...