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 common go...

Grade(s): 7

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Birth Of The Constitution | History in a Nutshell
Episode 1


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


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...