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Current Events and the Constitution
There are many opportunities to analyze and discuss current events in light of our Founding documents. Current Events and the Constitution provides a framework for discussing current events in context with history. Each month, students will analyze how the Constitution applies to a specific issue and can be adapted to discuss events on the local, state, or national level.
- Korematzu DBQ
- Brown v. Board of Education (1954)
- Voting Rights in America
- Supreme Court Summer Wrap-up
- College Bill of Rights
- Supreme Court Roundup
- Are They Watching You?
- North Carolina Amendment One
- Understanding the Nomination Process
- Affirmative Action and the Constitution
- Supreme Court GPS Warrant Ruling
- Internet Copyright and Piracy Bills
- Property Rights and the Supreme Court
- Federal Budget and the Constitution
- The Defense of Marriage Act
- Arizona’s Immigration Law Countersuit
- Airport Scanners and the Fourth Amendment
- Is the Healthcare Act constitutional?
- The U.S. Census and Personal Liberty