Civil and Economic Liberty: Supreme Court DBQs
March 12, 2013
Looking for classroom-ready tools to teach your students about the Founding principles of Natural Rights, Rule of Law, and Private Property? Join the Bill of Rights Institute for a free one-day workshop which will provide you with easy-to-implement resources to bring the concepts of civil and economic liberty alive.
This workshop is for U.S. History, Government, Civics, and Social Studies teachers and will help meet numerous Massachusetts state standards.
Program Details for Participants:
- This program will be held at the Law offices of Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP located at 155 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, MA. There will be signs in the lobby directing you the training room.
- Getting to the Workshop – the offices are located near the World Trade Center stop of the T public transit stop. If you choose to drive to the workshop, there are three outdoor parking lots near the building that charge approximately $15 to park for the day. The nearby Seaport Parking Garage charges approximately $20 to park for the day.
A map of the workshop location can be found here
- The seminar begins at 8:00 A.M. with registration and breakfast, and concludes at 3:00 P.M.
- A complete agenda can be found here.
- Analyze how the Supreme Court has interpreted the Constitution’s protections of civil and and economic liberty.
- Discuss Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (2010) and Schechter Poultry Corp. v. United States (1935).
- Receive a FREE download of our brand new online resources exploring the connection between civil and economic liberty.
- Explore resources to conduct document-based questions on Supreme Court cases.
- Discuss primary source documents and historically-based, expert methods to address these topics.
- Receive a complimentary breakfast and lunch.
- Receive a Professional Development certificate for 6 seat hours.
This Bill of Rights Institute Constitutional Workshop will help teachers address one or more of the Common Core Standards shown here.
For questions, please contact Laura Vlk events@BillofRightsInstitute.org or at 703-894-1776.
This workshop is made possible thanks to the generous support of the Lincoln and Therese Filene Foundation.