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Through this lesson, the student will come to understand the practice of civil disobedience in view of both the death of Rosa Parks and of the 50th anniversary of her landmark act. The student also will examine civil disobedience's history and explore whether it is a viable form of protest in today's world.
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This course will focus on modern United States History. From the start of the Cold War to today's war against terrorism, students will come to understand specific events and decisions from a national and global perspective. The course will examine the role that media plays in shaping public opinion.
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The US and Russia: Missile Defense Plans (PDF)

by World Affairs Council Seattle

These lesson plans, activities, and resources will help students who wish to examine current U.S. policy toward Russia. The focus is on current relations between the U.S. and Russia, and how this relationship is shaped by the history of the Cold War. As a specific example, it looks at the current tensions around U.S. plans to place missile defense installations in the Czech Republic and Poland.
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Through this lesson, the student will come to understand the history and process of amending the U.S. Constitution, particularly in light of the current issue facing the courts of legalizing gay marriage.
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Political Parties

by Jason Kwong

This is a lesson plan dealing with political parties. In it students will examine the differences between the Democrat and Republican parties by looking at the viewpoints of each party in relation to current controversial issues. Students will also be responsible for creating a video in this lesson to highlight what they have learned.
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