Civil and Economic Liberty: Supreme Court DBQs
Saturday, February 9, 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 Tennessee state standards.
We are pleased to offer $50 stipend for attending teachers.
- Program location: The University of Memphis, University Center Building, located at 255 University Center, Memphis, TN 38152. The workshop will be held in the River Room. Directions to the University can be found here.
- Free parking will be available in the parking garage.
- The seminar 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.
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 at: events@BillofRightsInstitute.org or at 703-894-1776.