Teaching the Bill of Rights: The Second Amendment
Complex Topics in the Classroom
Every day we are inundated with arguments concerning the Second Amendment. Whether it is the various positions of the presidential candidates, referenda and bills in the several states, or comments from the numerous public interest groups on all sides of the issue, it is a conversation that is impossible to avoid.
The Bill of Rights Institute has prepared videos, resources, and activities that will help you incorporate these topics into your classroom!
If you haven’t already, please watch:
Teaching the Bill of Rights: The Second Amendment – Part One
Teaching the Bill of Rights: The Second Amendment – Part Two
For the accompanying resources and materials, visit:
Voices of History: What are the Origins and Interpretations of the Right to Keep and Bear Arms?
Voices of History: How has the Second Amendment been Interpreted?