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8/18/2015 21:26:52
Trump and the Whig Party
http://www.cagle.com/2015/08/trump-and-the-whig-party/
Parties, Voting, Elections, Campaign Finance, Interest Groups, Polling, and the Media
Political CartoonImage
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8/18/2015 21:40:51
Young Person's Guide to the Magna Carta
http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Magna-Carta-Chronicle-Persons/dp/0993019919
Constitutional Underpinnings
993019919
The Magna Carta Chronicle charts the fight for freedoms from the sealing of Magna Carta by King John in 1215 to the present day. It includes more than 40 newspaper articles, a 2m-long fold-out timeline wallchart, a crossword, a 50 question multiple-choice quiz and a souvenir copy and guide to the Magna Carta itself.

Print Media (pamphlet, magazine, other etc.)
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8/20/2015 1:25:21
5 Things You Need To Know About The Supreme Court
http://browndigital.bpc.com/publication/?i=193601&p=8#{"page":8,"issue_id":193601}
Courts, Civil Rights and Liberties
Great resource since it is written for students.
Print Media (pamphlet, magazine, other etc.)
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8/20/2015 8:41:49
NPR Special Report: Guilty and Charged
http://www.npr.org/series/313986316/guilty-and-charged
Civil Rights and Liberties
An update on the problems associated with the SCOTUS in Gideon which mandate that all accused shall have a public defenders. Multiple audio files included.
Website (text format article
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8/20/2015 8:50:21What is an American
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/akbar-ahmed/what-is-an-american_b_240790.html
Political Beliefs and Behaviors
Brief article that explores what it means to be an American from an outsider's perspective... maybe like de Tocqueville in one page and many years later?
Website (text format article
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8/20/2015 8:54:58
NYT The Way North: On Being American
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/us/the-way-north.html#p/39
Political Beliefs and Behaviors
Quotes from miscellaneous people on I-35 between Texas and Minnesota all in response to what does it mean to be an American?
Website (text format article
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8/20/2015 10:06:16
Your Weekly Constitutional
http://ywc.podomatic.com/
Constitutional Underpinnings, Parties, Voting, Elections, Campaign Finance, Interest Groups, Polling, and the Media, Congress, Presidency and the Bureaucracy, Courts, Public Policy, Civil Rights and Liberties
Your Weekly Constitutional is a public radio show and podcast that focuses upon interesting and controversial issues in constitutional law, from gay rights to gun rights. YWC's host is Stewart Harris, an award-winning law professor who loves to talk about the Constitution in a fun, accessible way that everyone can understand. Produced in partnership with James Madison's Montpelier, it features interviews with knowledgeable lawyers, scholars, and others about current and historical topics, including church-state relations, states' rights, and even the constitutionality of secession.
Podcast
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8/22/2015 8:26:37
The Economist Index of Democracy
http://www.economist.com/media/pdf/DEMOCRACY_INDEX_2007_v3.pdf
Constitutional Underpinnings, Political Beliefs and Behaviors
This is more of a comparative government thing, but this catalogs what various democracies look like based on key indicators. Great for discussion. Used it when I taught comparative with my kids in the book Boomerang by Michael Lewis.
Website (text format article
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8/22/2015 8:31:42
Deliberating in a Democracy
http://www.did.deliberating.org/lessons/index.html
Constitutional Underpinnings, Political Beliefs and Behaviors, Parties, Voting, Elections, Campaign Finance, Interest Groups, Polling, and the Media, Civil Rights and Liberties
This resource has informational materials to have debates in your class about controversial topics in the media today. The debating format is formatted for you, and is very easy to plug into your classroom. Some topics include:
Voting
Preventative War/Bush Doctrine
Crime & Punishment
Education of Immigrants
Civil Rights
Minority Rights
Website (text format article
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8/30/2015 10:23:02
Amy Skonberg-Reznick's AP GOPO Course Website
https://sites.google.com/site/achsapgov/
Constitutional Underpinnings, Political Beliefs and Behaviors, Parties, Voting, Elections, Campaign Finance, Interest Groups, Polling, and the Media, Congress, Presidency and the Bureaucracy, Courts, Public Policy, Civil Rights and Liberties
Website (text format article
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8/30/2015 10:24:11
Johnny Burkowski's AP GOPO Course Website
http://jbapgovt.wikispaces.com/
Constitutional Underpinnings, Political Beliefs and Behaviors, Parties, Voting, Elections, Campaign Finance, Interest Groups, Polling, and the Media, Congress, Presidency and the Bureaucracy, Courts, Public Policy, Civil Rights and Liberties
Website (text format article
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8/30/2015 10:36:44Law Lessongs
https://sites.google.com/site/blawprof/lawlessongs%28lawlessonsinsong%29
Courts
A website with songs about courts and trials.
Website (text format article
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5/16/2017 15:29:05
Supreme Court Stories: Marbury v. Madison
Youtube Link https://youtu.be/KwciUVLdSPk
Constitutional Underpinnings, Courts
N/R but an excellent explanation of Marbury v. Madison
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5/16/2017 15:36:45
Carrol Weissert: Interstate Relations
Youtube https://youtu.be/GYN5_jKFUiI?list=PL9122B69A0D2A0639
Constitutional Underpinnings, Congress, Presidency and the Bureaucracy, Courts, Public Policy
Excellent source about interstate relationships with discussion on bureaucratic agencies, Congress, Courts, Federalism using a real example.
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