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Neil Gorsuch Nomination A Supreme Issue

The nomination of Neil Gorsuch to serve on the United States Supreme Court brings our nation to a fork in the road.  To the left, we have proponents of judicial activism, to the right we have constitutional originalists.  373 more words

NATIONAL ISSUES

The Constitution

Scholastic is very popular inside the classroom for many subjects. For specific topics in history, I think kids will enjoy learning things with scholastic. They are short and sweet, with that said they get out the main points and parts of what they are trying to say. 62 more words

US History

The Painter U.S. Congressional Representative

“Dear Parents in the United States, Is Your Congressperson as Weak and Ineffectual as Mine?” 2017. Acrylic on paper, 15 x 22″

I want Medicare for all. 555 more words

Time For Amendments #28 & #29 !!!

My father was a ‘self-made’ man.  Armed with only an eighth-grade education, after serving in the military during World War II, he worked his way from the bottom up to become a successful hotel manager for one of the largest hotel chains at the time (1950s-1960s).  1,019 more words

Political Commentary

Unite or Die Reader's Theater

This activity is based on a book called United or Die: How Thirteen States Became a Nation. The activity is Reader’s theater and each student plays a part in the theater. 245 more words

Social Studies

Last Supper in Oklahoma City

Last Supper in Oklahoma City

The Huffington Post ran a story recently about a curious argument that took place in the Oklahoma state legislature. State Representative George Faught introduced a bill that would bar a woman from obtaining an abortion if testing showed that the woman’s fetus has genetic abnormalities or Down syndrome, with no exception made where the pregnancy came about due to rape and/or incest. 649 more words

The Constitution

This link is a website that tells students about the constitution. This website is good for students that are during research about the constitution since it is not too much for them. 19 more words

US History