The Democratic process is woven into the fabric of the United States: it was the basis for a revolution. Now, more than ever, elections are one of the most important aspects of creating and maintaining that process. Is voting so restrictive that it disenfranchises certain citizens, or is it wrought with fraud and corruption?
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The Topic Guide is comprised of the Historical Brief, Narratives, and Contemporary Issues sections. Contemporary Issues in this module include…
Each section has a corresponding Google Document that you are free to edit, download, and distribute to your class.
Read up on History, explore and debate sub-topics, review partisan narratives, or engage your classroom with an activity.
An overview of the historical events, policies, and important terms.
Focus your classroom on the 5-8 most important sub-topics. Each contains a summary, narratives, and content to help you tackle these relevant issues head-on.
The history of topical partisan narratives and where those narratives stand today.
Structured lessons to further explore the topic with your students.
A collection of thought-provoking videos, podcasts, academic studies, news articles, and discussion questions.