The Lavender Scare: When the Federal Government of the United States Constructed Fear of "Homosexuals"
Connecting U.S. laws and policies regarding employment of “homosexuals” in government positions and its implications on society and historical perspective
Students will be able to:
1. Make connections between this unit and the influence of government policy on society’s ideas about morality and privacy
2. Defend their position on the case study through oral discussions and writing using knowledge of federal laws and government policy and why laws evolve and change
3. Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information in order to answer the case study essential question and discussion questions