ERIC Number: ED334089
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
High School Law Awareness Curriculum Guide, 1980.
Seminole County Board of Public Instruction, Sanford, FL.
Instructional materials, activities, and lesson plans used to teach high school students about the law, the legal process, and the legal system are presented. The materials are intended to be incorporated into the U.S. history curriculum. The following topics are covered: procedure for trial simulation; the Boston Massacre; the debate over ratification of the Constitution; power of the Presidency; the right of the individual vs. national security, alien, and sedition acts; treatment of Native Americans; Civil War--questions of constitutionality; Presidential impeachment; the 1894 Pullman Strike; the issue of presumed innocence; the Homestead Strike--a legal approach; war powers; Roosevelt's court packing case; rules of war--World Wars I and II; internment of Japanese-Americans during World Wars II; the Nuremberg trials; freedom of speech and the Nazis; the McCarthy era; draft laws; the United Nations; and freedom of religion. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Seminole County Board of Public Instruction, Sanford, FL.