Computers for students with Internet Access
Document Camera, Overhead Projector, or Computer Projector
Student Notebook or Journal for the Citizenship Notebook
“Amendments.” Constitution Guide. Justice Learning. 22 July 2009
*American Government & Politics. ThisNation.com. 2 October 2015 http://www.thisnation.com/
“Articles.” Constitution Guide. Justice Learning. 22 July 2009
Brookings Institute.2 October 2015 http://www.brookings.edu/
The Cato Institute. 2 October 2015 http://www.cato.org
Center for American Progress. 2 October 2015 http://www.americanprogress.org
“Civil Disobedience The History of the Concept.” Science Encyclopedia. 2 October 2015 http://science.jrank.org/pages/8660/Civil-Disobedience-History-Concept.html#ixzz0L9NCVZCH&D
Confederate States of America. Declaration of the Immediate Causes Which Induce and Justify the Secession of South Carolina from the Federal Union. Avalon Project at Yale Law School.2 October 2015 http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/csa/scarsec.htm
Declaration of Independence. Charters of Freedom. National Archives. 2 October 2015 http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/declaration.html
Definitions and Notes. The World Factbook. US Central Intelligence Agency. 2 October 2015 https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/docs/notesanddefs.html#2128
Democracy Glossary. Justice Learning. 22 July 2009
Facing Up to the Nation’s Finances. 22 July 2009
George Washington and Civic Virtue. Rediscovering George Washington. PBS. 2 October 2015
The Heritage Foundation. 2 October 2015 http://www.heritage.org/
Introductions: Guided Reading, The American Revolution. The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. 22 July 2009
Issues. Justice Learning. 2 October 2015 http://www.justicelearning.org/Issues.aspx
King, Jr., Martin Luther. “Letter From Birmingham Jail, April 16, 1963.” MLK Online. 2 October 2015
Legal Immigration A to Z (101) How does it Work? Living in America. Reason.com.2 October 2015 http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.reason.com/images/07cf533ddb1d06350cf1ddb5942ef5ad.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.living-in-america.biz/blog/immigration/legal-immigration-a-z-101-how-does-it-work/&h=1584&w=2448&sz=2334&tbnid=2IErAwzXRHi6LM:&tbnh=97&tbnw=150&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dlegal%2Bimmigration&usg=__x3gJJ88eps6L8IMPa9yo8tSzKC8=&ei=SyFeSs7GHpGoMMqm8b8C&sa=X&oi=image_result&resnum=4&ct=image
“The Preamble.” Constitution Guide. Justice Learning. 22 July 2009
Primary Documents in American History. Library of Congress. American Memory Project. 2 October 2015 http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/help/constRedir.html
Public Agenda. 2 October 2015 http://www.publicagenda.org/
Types of Governments. CBBC Newsround. 2 October 2015 http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/find_out/guides/world/united_nations/types_of_government/newsid_2151000/2151570.stm
United States Constitution. Cornell Law School. Legal Information Institute.2 October 2015 http://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/constitution.overview.html
We the People Student Book. Center for Civic Education. 2 October 2015 http://www.civiced.org/index.php?page=wtp_hs02_sb
Antifederalists vs. Federalists. AP US History. 2 October 2015 http://chaffeyaphistory.homestead.com/files/RatificationDebate.html
Beeman, Richard R. A Republic if You Can Keep it: Perspectives on the Constitution. Constitution Center. 22 July 2009
“Composing the Constitution” American History: Foundations of American Government. United Streaming. 2 October 2015
*The Constitution: That Delicate Balance. Annenberg Foundation. 1984. 2 October 2015 http://www.learner.org/resources/series72.html#program_descriptions
*Constitutional Topic: The Constitutional Convention. US Constitution Online. 2 October 2015 http://www.usconstitution.net/consttop_ccon.html
Declaration of Independence. Teacher Annotation. Edsitement. National Endowment for the Humanities. 22 July 2009
*“An Expression of the American Mind”: Understanding the Declaration of Independence. National Endowment for the Humanities. 2 October 2015 http://edsitement.neh.gov/view_lesson_plan.asp?id=723#01
The Federalist Papers. Avalon Project at Yale Law School. 2 October 2015 http://avalon.law.yale.edu/subject_menus/fed.asp
The Federalist Papers: No. 51. Avalon Project.Yale Law School. 2 October 2015 http://avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/fed51.asp
The Federalist Papers: No. 14. The Avalon Project. Yale Law School. 2 October 2015 http://avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/fed14.asp
“A Group of British Boys Is Stranded on a Deserted Island” Great Books: Lord of the Flies. United Streaming. 2 October 2015 http://search.discoveryeducation.com
Jean-Jacque Rousseau. The Internet Encylopedia of Philosophy. 2006. 2 October 2015 http://www.iep.utm.edu/r/rousseau.htm#H4
John Locke. The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. 2006. 2 October 2015 http://www.iep.utm.edu/l/locke.htm#Two%20Treatises%20of%20Government
“Key Constitutional Concepts.” Annenberg Foundation. 2 October 2015 http://sunnylandsclassroom.org/Asset.aspx?id=12
*Lesson Plan: The Declaration of Independence: From Rough Draft to Proclamation. Library of Congress. 2 October 2015http://myloc.gov/Education/LessonPlans/Pages/lessonplans/declaration/index.aspx
Lucas, Stephen E. Stylistic Artistry of the Declaration of Independence. National Archives. 2 October 2015 http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/declaration_style.html
*Madison Debates, May 31. The Avalon Project. 2 October 2015 http://avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/debates_531.asp
Maggs, Gregory E. “The Federalist Papers as Evidence of the Framers’ Original Intent.” A Concise Guide to the Federalist Papers. Boston University Law Review. 2 October 2015 http://www.bu.edu/law/central/jd/organizations/journals/bulr/documents/MAGGS.pdf
The Mayflower Compact. The Pilgrim Hall Museum. 2 October 2015 http://www.pilgrimhall.org/compcon.htm
Monk, Linda R. The Words We Live By. Your Annotated Guide to the Constitution. NY: Hyperion, 2003.
*Muchmore, Andrew. The English Bill of Rights and Its Influence on the United States Constitution. 2 October 2015 http://www.thegloriousrevolution.org/docs/english%20bill%20of%20rights.htm
Oakland Schools Teaching Research Writing Website: Skills Progression & Lessons http://www.osteachingresearchwriting.org/
“Philosopher Reading.” ESubjects.com. 2 October 2015 http://www.esubjects.com/curric/general/am_gov/unit_one/pdf/philosopher_reading.pdf
*Philosphers. Philosophy Resources on the Internet. 2 October 2015 http://www.epistemelinks.com/Main/MainPers.aspx
Plato. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. 2 October 2015 http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/plato/
Plato’s Political Philosophy. Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. 2 October 2015 http://www.iep.utm.edu/p/platopol.htm
The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli Study Guide. Gradesaver.com. 2 October 2015 http://www.gradesaver.com/the-prince/study-guide/short-summary/
*Shenkman, Rick. 5 Myths About Those Civic-Minded, Deeply Informed Voters. The Washington Post. 7 Sept. 2008. 2 October 2015 http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/09/05/AR2008090502666.html?nav=most_emailed
Thomas Hobbes Political and Moral Philosophy. Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. 2 October 2015 http://www.iep.utm.edu/h/hobmoral.htm
Twyman, Debbie and Craig Whitney. Hobbes, Locke, Montesquieu, and Rousseau on Government. AP Government. 31 March 2009. 2 October 2015 http://www.twyman-whitney.com/apgovpol/readings/HobbesLockeMontesquieuandRousseauonGovernment.pdf
For Further Professional Knowledge
Bailyn, Bernard. To Begin the World Anew: The Genius and Ambiguities of the American Founders. New York: Knopf, 2003.
Barbour, Christine and Gerald C. Wright. Keeping the Republic: Power and Citizenship in American Politics, The Essentials, 4th ed. Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2008.
Cigler, Allan J. and Burdett A. Loomis. American Politics: Classic and Contemporary Readings Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 1995.
Ginsberg, Benjamin, Theodore J. Lowi and Margaret Weir. We the People: An Introduction to American Politics, 5th ed. NY: W.W. Norton, Co., 2004.
Greene, Jack P. The Intellectual Construction of America. Chapel Hill, NC: Univ of North Carolina Press, 1997.
Kernell, Samuel and Steven S. Smith. Principles and Practice of American Politics: Classic and Contemporary Readings, 3rd ed. Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2006.
- - - and Gary C. Jacobson. 2006. The Logic of American Politics. CQ Press. 4th ed., Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2008.
O’Connor, Karen and Larry J. Sabato. Essentials of American Government: Roots and Reform. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, 2009.
* Although resources denoted with an asterisk are not cited in the lessons of the unit, they are included here to provide meaningful options for teachers.