Analyze primary sources to learn about the Bonus Army and to consider the question, How does informing ourselves about the past guide us in the future? Access lesson
Investigate how a powerful slogan was used by civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. and consider how it might be applicable to a contemporary issue. Access lesson
Consider point of view or purpose while exploring Lewis Hine’s photographs that exposed child working conditions and advocated for child labor laws to protect children. Access lesson
Explore why Congress decided long ago that it was important to pass labor laws to protect children by investigating a series of historical photographs of children working in fish factories. Access lesson
By investigating primary sources displaying the American flag, explore the various ways people use the flag to show characteristics such as pride, loyalty, and unity for the nation. Access lesson
Analyze both historical and contemporary examples of youth civic action, identify current challenges, and develop a civic service plan to address a cause.
By looking through the lens of Columbine, consider ways to address school safety and empower citizens through coalition building.
Explore coalition-building accomplishments of young people to recognize that any individual, regardless of age, race, status, or gender, has the potential to affect change through collaboration.
Analyze FDR’s “Four Freedoms” speech to develop understandings of freedoms Americans should keep front of mind today.
Compare and contrast Norman Rockwell’s “Four Freedoms” posters with rights guaranteed by the Bill of Rights, then consider additional freedoms or rights that should be secured.