Civil Liberties & Civil Rights Unit

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7th - 10th
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This fantastic bundle on Civil Liberties is an amazing complete unit plan for Civics or American Government!

This unit has been updated for Distance Learning with specific digital resources, videos, and ideas to use for your virtual classroom!

Topics covered in this bundle include:

  • The Bill of Rights & American Civil Liberties
  • An overview of the Civil Rights Movement
  • The Supreme Court's role
  • The Amistad court case
  • The Alien & Sedition Acts and Sedition Act of 1918
  • Abraham Lincoln and the Writ of Habeas Corpus
  • Japanese American Internment
  • Challenges to Civil Liberties
  • The Patriot Act and civil liberties
  • The Charlottesville rally and Confederate monuments
  • The ACLU and current civil liberties issues
  • ...and more!

Inside this download is a directions page for the unit plus all of the resources perfectly organized by day throughout the unit. There's multiple activities for each day, including interactive notebook foldables, digital Google Drive pages, readings, a flipped classroom video, PowerPoint with guided notes, and more!

The unit begins with an overview of Civil Liberties in the US before moving on to challenges and then specific lessons on important issues. There is a powerful #CharlottesvilleCurriculum activity, thought-provoking lesson on the Patriot Act and safety v. privacy, and more. For review, there is a full unit outline, Quizlet vocabulary, plus links to fun online games designed specifically for this unit!

A detailed teacher directions file is also included with lesson plan suggestions for each day of the unit along with links to relevant videos and online tools.

Note that this is unit 9 of my complete Civics and American Government curriculum. You can also find more American Government Units here on TpT!

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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Integrate quantitative or technical analysis (e.g., charts, research data) with qualitative analysis in print or digital text.
Analyze in detail a series of events described in a text; determine whether earlier events caused later ones or simply preceded them.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, attending to such features as the date and origin of the information.
Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.


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