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Standards Index: D2.Civ.3.9-12.
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Analyze the impact of constitutions, laws, treaties, and interna-tional agreements on the maintenance of national and international order.
The War on Terror and the Debate Over Torture
Students will learn about the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, focusing on the use of “enhanced interrogation techniques” and the ensuing calls for accountability.
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.
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.
The Battle for Votes: Gerrymandering
Students will learn the causes and effects of gerrymandering, and how court decisions authorizing race-based gerrymandering have reshaped American politics and created complex legacies.