This online web activity utilizes the CIA World Factbook to research information about countries with developing, market, and communist economies. By comparing statistical information, students learn about how people live in each country, how
This is a powerpoint introduction to an activity to analyze the Federalist #10 paper. It includes a chart that can easily placed into a Word Document to print for students.
Teacher must provide a copy of Federalist #10 for student use.
This is a self-guided activity for students. They use the internet to explore major themes in culture, business, sports, and politics in the 1920s. Activity can take 2 forty minute class periods, 1 block period, or 1 forty minute period and
A powerpoint lesson on ties to English political heritage in the colonies, acts and grievances of the colonists, and events leading to the revolution. I have used this for AP level US Government as well as college prep.
Powerpoint that discusses the difference between state/nation, theories of the origin of the state, the purposes of government, forms of government, and the 5 principles of political decisionmaking.
Video clip on Syria decisionmaking included for
This station activity encourages students to explore the idea of the "American Dream" by first dissecting the original quote from James Truslow Adam from which this concept came and then visiting 5 stations around the room where they decide if the
This is lesson where students use readings on 9 differents characteristics of societies where democracy is present. For example, "widespread education" is necessary for a democractic society.
Lesson includes intro powerpoint, worksheet for students
This is an original board game that I made to portray the positives and negatives of the World War II economy on the American homefront. For example, students will sometimes land on spots where they will advance because women and minorities can now