Civil and Economic Liberty: Supreme Court DBQs
February 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 Texas state standards.
Here’s the link to workshop pre-reading.
- Program Location: This program will be held at Norris Conference Centers – Houston/Westchase
9990 Richmond Ave., South Bldg., Ste. 102 Houston, TX 77042. Our workshop will be held in the Magnolia Room. Directions and a map can be found here. *There is some construction around the building. Please follow the signs to the Conference Center.
- Free parking is available in the Conference Center parking garage. Park in any non-marked spot.
- The workshop begins at 7:30 A.M. with registration and breakfast, and concludes at 2:30 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), Schechter Poultry Corp. v. United States (1935), and Korematsu v. United States (1944).
- 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.
For questions, please contact Laura Vlk at: events@BillofRightsInstitute.org or at 703-894-1776.