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Teaching Units with Full Teacher's Guides and Online Courses
Teacher's Guide (Grades 9-12+)

We also offer a no-cost Teacher's Guide (Grades 9-12+) to accompany the series.

The U.S. Constitution & Black History

This interactive course examines how the laws of the United States, starting with the Constitution itself, have impacted the history of black Americans.

First Amendment

This course explores the rights protected by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and why they're so important.

Becoming Equal Under the Law

Explore the changes in U.S. laws to be more inclusive and closer to the ideal in the Declaration of Independence... all people are created equal.

The Civil War

Explore how the Dred Scott Supreme Court case influenced the course of the Civil War.

First Amendment

Explore the First Amendment in the Bill of Rights with your students through our new video.

Teachable Moments – Short, Right-To-The-Point Videos
Women's Suffrage and ERA

The 19th Amendment gave women the vote.

Brown v. Board of Education Case

Supreme Court case challenging segregation in U.S. schools.

A Republic

Not a democracy, a republic. Why?

Plessy v. Ferguson Case

Homer Plessy challenged the separate railcar act before the Supreme Court.

Dred Scott Case

Supreme Court case that sparked the Civil War.

Eminent Domain – The Kelo Case

Supreme Court (Kelo case) decision tramples property rights.

Eminent Domain – Atlantic City Story

A manifest abuse of eminent domain power in Atlantic City.

Magna Carta

Magna Carta - Rules above the ruler.

Thurgood Marshall - First African-American Supreme Court Justice

Thurgood Marshall became the first African-American Supreme Court Justice.