Describe the state constitutions that were more democratic and those that were less so. What effect would these different constitutions have upon those states? Who could participate in government, whether by voting or by holding public office? Whose interests were represented, and whose were compromised? In what ways does the United States Constitution manifest the principles of both republican and democratic forms of government? In what ways does it deviate from those principles?
Proposed Priorities-American History and Civics Education
Federal Register :: Proposed Priorities-American History and Civics Education
View larger. Download instructor resources. Additional order info. K educators : This link is for individuals purchasing with credit cards or PayPal only. Critical Thinking and American Government contains 41 critical thinking exercises that use a wide variety sources to actively engage students in understanding and thinking critically about American government and politics.
In a blog post I wrote came out in the Huffington Post discussing the idea that America's cult of ignorance will inevitably make it difficult for the U. Over the past few days, I've found myself thinking again about that piece -- and about ignorance in Americans -- as several examples of said ignorance have floated across my Facebook page. Let's review a few of these. Residents in Woodland, North Carolina rejected installation of a solar farm and during public hearings one individual asserted that the solar panels would "suck up all the energy from the sun" while a retired science teacher stated that, no one could tell her solar panels don't cause cancer.
Your contribution can help change lives. Donate now. Sixteen training modules for teaching core skills. Learn more. Suppose an elected official makes a speech in which he says, "The government doesn't need to be involved in cleaning up pollution from manufacturing.