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Standards Index: D2.Civ.10.9-12.
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Analyze the impact and the appropriate roles of personal interests and perspectives on the application of civic virtues, democratic principles, constitutional rights, and human rights.
Students will learn about a little-known story of the civil rights movement told using excerpts from “American Reckoning," a Retro Report and PBS Frontline collaboration.
Can Race Be a Factor in College Admissions? SCOTUS Reconsiders Affirmative Action.
Students will examine contemporary and historical Supreme Court cases dealing with affirmative action.
Exploring the Impact of Campaign Ads
Students will learn how famous campaign ads like the "Daisy," "Morning in America" and "Willie Horton," changed how political advertisements were made, and in doing so changed the course of history.
How a 1944 Supreme Court Ruling on Internment Camps Led to a Reckoning
Students will learn how the U.S. government imprisoned 120,000 people of Japanese descent, most American citizens, during World War II and the lasting impact of a related Supreme Court ruling.
Midterm Elections: 1966 Midterms Signal a Realignment, Shaping Today’s Parties
Students will learn how Southern voters, once loyal to the Democratic Party, elected Republican candidates in 1966 as the two parties began to sort themselves into distinctly partisan camps.
Midterm Elections: How 1994 Midterms Set Off an Era of Divisive Politics
Students will learn how the midterm elections, often a referendum on the sitting president’s agenda, can set the stage for future policy debates.