This activity is designed for a high school government class discussing the Judicial Branch and the U.S. justice system.
The U.S. Constitution states in the fifth as well as the fourteenth amendment that no American “shall be deprived of life,
Students are asked to examine the introduction to the Declaration of Independence and analyze it's meaning and purpose. Once they've built an understanding of the original document they must re-write it using language of their generation. I've used
The first section of this activity asks the students to determine whether a certain case should be heard by the supreme court. The second section asks the students to take on the role of adviser to the President of the United States who must
Where in the Constitution does the President of the United States get his power? What specific or inherint powers does the Executive Branch of the U.S. government have? This worksheet gives the students several real world scenarios that U.S.
How do government taxes and regulations influence human behavior? Why do Black Markets exist? Students get to experience this first hand with the Black Market Card Game. Do you focus on trading for high valued or even illegal goods only or do you
I've used this worksheet for several years when we study the Civil Rights movement, however this can be used for an MLK day activity. You can find a full-length version of the speech on YouTube or if you'd like you can find the speech's text online