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Monk, Linda R. – 1995
Designed to help make the Bill of Rights a living document, the student text (user's guide) describes the history of each right in the Bill of Rights and explains how the Supreme Court has interpreted those rights throughout history. The units trace the history of the Bill of Rights, describe and analyze the first ten amendments, and explain the…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Civil Rights, Constitutional History
B'nai B'rith, New York, NY. Anti-Defamation League. – 1987
Twenty activities and seven educational objectives help teachers inform students of their rights as citizens. Each objective is demonstrated through the use of one or more activities that help students experience the learning for themselves. Each activity consists of teaching procedures and student handouts. Section 1 is an examination of the Bill…
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Court Litigation
Valentine, Martha – 1987
Designed to provide students and adults with a learning experience related to the jury system, this game focuses on the jury selection process. In doing so, the game examines an important element of a fair trial--the right of the accused to be judged by an impartial jury. The game is designed for four class periods and can be used with a class of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Civil Law
Sass, Charles R. – 1996
Designed to help students better understand the controversial issue of affirmative action, this teacher's guide supplements the thirty-minute instructional videotape of the same name. The videotape explores the history of affirmative action in the United States, including its successes, failures, and future. The videotape and the teacher's guide…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Citizenship Education, Civics, Civil Liberties
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Williams, Mary Louise – Update on Law-Related Education, 1991
Presents a lesson tracing the legal evolution toward greater justice in U.S. society from 1865-1965 through congressional acts and Supreme Court decisions. Includes student handouts of major civil rights cases, legislation, and background information. Provides a bar graph for evaluating Supreme Court decisions and congressional acts that advance…
Descriptors: Black History, Blacks, Citizenship Education, Civil Rights Legislation