ERIC Number: EJ425013
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Understanding Religious Freedom through Courtroom Simulation.
Long, Gerald P.
OAH Magazine of History, v5 n1 p31-34 Sum 1990
Presents background information on Wisconsin v. Yoder (1972) in which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Wisconsin could not compel Amish students to attend high school. Outlines a lesson plan for simulating the court's decision. Includes discussion questions that distinguish between the First Amendment establishment and free exercise clauses and that develop into minority rights. (CH)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Civil Liberties, Compulsory Education, Constitutional Law, Debate, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Group Discussion, History Instruction, Instructional Materials, Religious Cultural Groups, Religious Discrimination, Secondary Education, Simulation, Social History, State Church Separation, United States Government (Course)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Establishment Clause; First Amendment