Document analysis and discussion questions help students examine: What is cruel and unusual punishment? Who decides what is considered cruel and unusual? How can it be measured?
Reporter Melissa Ludtke sued the Commissioner of Baseball to gain access to the locker room, calling out 1st amendment-guaranteed freedom of the press and the 14th amendment's equal protection clause.
The right of the people to peaceably assemble is guaranteed in the Bill of Rights. But what happens when a city requires a group to obtain a permit to do so?
Our sessions cover the Bill of Rights, the amendment process, civics, and teaching NHD and C3 with primary sources.
Our intern offers insight into how she’ll teach the 14th Amendment to her AP students next year using primary sources.
Take ideas for classroom activities from these Constitution Day family activities at the National Archives.
Documents from the records of Congress help students understand why the Equal Rights Amendment wasn't ratified, even with its considerable support.