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ERIC Number: ED063202
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Pages: 49
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Social Studies: Dissent and Change in America.
Abrams, Grace C.; Schmidt, Fran
Students, grades 7 through 9, will examine and hopefully gain understanding of the process for effecting change within the structure of a Democratic society in this quinmester course of study. Focus is upon the reasons, limits, methods, and effectiveness of American dissent bringing about social change. The responsibility of citizenship in a Democracy is stressed. Thirteen units are: 1) Reasons for Dissent in America; 2) Methods of Protest and Dissent; 3) Basic Guarantees for the Right to Dissent; 4) Conflicts in History: Cause and Effect Relationships; 5) Role of Individuals in Influencing Change; 6) Analysis of Conflict Today; 7) Radical Groups Engaged in Protest; 8) Minority Groups Engaged in Protest; 9) Anti-Dissent Groups; 10) Limits of Protest/limits of Control; 11) Problems Facing Youth; 12) Future Outlook. Included is a bibliography of books, periodical articles, and multi-media materials recommended for student and teacher readings. Related documents are: SO 002 708 through SO 002 718, SO 002 768 through SO 002 792, and SO 002 949 through SO 002 970. (Author/SJM)
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Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.
Identifiers: Florida; Quinmester Program