Thomas R Eddlem

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By Thomas R Eddlem
Mock trial for class of 12-31 studentsThis mock trial is loosely based upon the facts of the case of Rubin “the Hurricane” Carter, and some of the actual grand jury testimony (modified slightly) in that case is used in this mock trial. I've used
Subjects:
Civics, Criminal Justice - Law
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning
$6.00
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By Thomas R Eddlem
Primary Source American History a workbook in the form of a toolbox of teacher assignments. The main idea behind it is to create a large number of primary source readings – more than 90 in total – that can be assigned to U.S. History students in
Subjects:
Civics, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Original Textbooks, Homework
$15.95
12 ratings
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By Thomas R Eddlem
This PowerPoint summarizes U.S. History for the time period of 2000-14 (the Bush and Obama administrations). It's a good survey for a current events course, or the last slideshow in a U.S. History course (or the first, if like me you start at today
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Elections - Voting, U.S. History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$1.00
9 ratings
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By Thomas R Eddlem
This is a primary source reading using the actual text of four Mississippi laws in 1865 establishing the status of African-Americans in the unreconstructed South that collectively became known as the "Black Codes." The reading includes a track-back
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, DBQs, Homework
$1.50
6 ratings
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By Thomas R Eddlem
The scenario is this: After a serious accident, parents of a disabled child have decided to sue four different “responsible” parties to the accident. All four parties have agreed to hold the trial in a single case, so there are four different
Subjects:
Civics, U.S. History, Criminal Justice - Law
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Simulations
CCSS:
RH.9-10.5, RH.11-12.9
$6.00
3 ratings
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By Thomas R Eddlem
This fact-based PowerPoint covers all of the major events in the history of slavery in America, including: * Origins of chattel slavery and its differences with indentured servitude and other forms of slavery * Attitude of various Founding Fathers
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Black History Month
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$1.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Thomas R Eddlem
This packet includes three groupings of primary source readings during the Carter and Reagan presidencies, a chapter vocabulary list (which corresponds with the Pearson Education's U.S. History books, with some supplemental terms), and a chapter
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Lesson Plans (Bundled), DBQs
CCSS:
RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.2
$1.50
5 ratings
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By Thomas R Eddlem
Includes the following three primary source reading documents with DBQs: * Watergate scandal reading: Transcript of White House conversation between President Nixon and H.R. Halderman, Elliot Richardson's resignation letter, Nixon's third speech on
Subjects:
Government, U.S. History, Informational Text
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
DBQs, Handouts, Homework
CCSS:
RH.11-12.2, RH.11-12.10
$2.50
5 ratings
3.9
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By Thomas R Eddlem
This "Mock Congress" takes a current hot constitutional issue and creates a role-playing game on the legislative process. Students play a congressman, senator or Vice President and decide between protecting Americans' privacy/civil liberties and
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Civics, Government
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Fun Stuff, Games, Cooperative Learning
$6.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Thomas R Eddlem
This is a series of primary source readings and worksheets on the Reconstruction era after the Civil War. The primary source readings have 6-15 questions which are a combination of reading comprehension and DBQs. Each of the worksheets and primary
Subjects:
Reading, Civics, U.S. History
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
DBQs, Handouts, Homework
$3.00
2 ratings
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By Thomas R Eddlem
This packet includes the following primary source readings on the following topics: 1. Intelligence and Privacy After 9/11: Pres. Obama, Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.), Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Cal.) 2. The Affordable Care
Subjects:
Reading, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
DBQs, Handouts, Homework
$1.50
5 ratings
4.0
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By Thomas R Eddlem
This mock trial is based upon the old Irish folk song, The Black Velvet Band. It takes 3-5 class hours to complete. Because the mock trial involves drinking, I've included some civics/health lessons on how easily a person can become intoxicated by
Subjects:
Civics, Critical Thinking, Criminal Justice - Law
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Simulations
CCSS:
RH.9-10.5, RH.11-12.9
$6.00
2 ratings
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By Thomas R Eddlem
This is a unit of primary source readings for world history students at the high school or university level and other content for the Age of Revolution (1776-1848). The five primary source readings include 6-12 questions at the end of each reading
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, European History, World History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Homework
$3.00
2 ratings
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By Thomas R Eddlem
Joyeux Noel is one of the greatest movies ever made, and I like to show it just before introducing a U.S. History segment on World War One. My wife, a French teacher, also shows it in her French classes. This worksheet has a variety of
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, French, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, DBQs, Movie Guides
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By Thomas R Eddlem
This fact-based 42-slide PowerPoint covers the major economic events and new government programs during the 1929-41 Great Depression. It covers the following topics: * Several slides on how the stocks and banking markets work * The stock market
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Economics
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$1.00
3 ratings
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By Thomas R Eddlem
This is a series of five primary source readings plus unit vocabulary/practice test worksheet on the conflict between Native American Tribes and the United States government from 1828-1903. The primary source readings have 7-12 questions each, which
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Native American Studies
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), DBQs, Homework
$3.00
4 ratings
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By Thomas R Eddlem
This information-based PowerPoint surveys the major historical events of the Carter and Reagan presidencies, including: Era of inflation Nuclear power accidents Chrysler bailout Iranian hostage crisis Energy crisis Camp David accords Panama Canal
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$1.00
4 ratings
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By Thomas R Eddlem
This fact-based 31-slide Powerpoint covers the both modern civil rights movement and its reconstruction-era legal foundation. The following historical events are covered: 13th, 14th and 15th amendments to the U.S. Constitution, foundation of Ku
Subjects:
U.S. History, Martin Luther King Day, Black History Month
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$1.00
3 ratings
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By Thomas R Eddlem
This fact-filled PowerPoint covers the major changes in the post-World War One era through the 1929 stock market crash, including: * The Overman Hearings/Report * The "Red Scare" and Palmer Raids" * Sacco-Vanzetti Trial * The Depression of
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$1.00
2 ratings
3.7
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By Thomas R Eddlem
This grouping of 11 primary source U.S. history readings relate to issues President Trump raised during the beginning years of his presidency. Three use President Trump's remarks directly; the WTO, Sanctuary Cities and the Immigration Ban use
Subjects:
U.S. History, History, Economics
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), DBQs, Homework
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Tech Coordinator 2007-09, Social Studies Teacher 2008-present

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BA, Political Science (History minor), Stonehill College, 1987

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Also a freelance writer, former newspaper editor

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