Property Rights in America: Yours, Mine, or Ours?
Property Rights in America: Yours, Mine, or Ours? gives you a full week of lesson plans to introduce your students to the foundations and on-going importance of property rights. Lessons feature economic philosophy, Founding documents, Supreme Court cases, intellectual property, and ways technologies like the Internet raise questions about property rights.
Primary sources and Supreme Court cases your students will analyze:
- Magna Carta
- Second Treatise of Civil Government, by John Locke
- The Rights of the Colonists, by Samuel Adams
- Property, by James Madison
- United States v. Causby (1946)
- Nollan v. California Coastal Commision (1987)
- Kelo v. New London (2005)