Civil Liberties

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1-Introduction to
civil liberties
Introduction to Civil Liberties

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Come to class ready to learn, learn, learn! Dress sharp!
2-Selective Incorporation History of Civil Liberties: Selective Incorporation
Gitlow versus New York (1925)
Civil Liberties - Politics Studio

Civil Liberties - Politics Studio
Student First Amendment Gallery Images
3-Freedom of/from Religions Freedom of Religions/Freedom from Religions
Freedom of Religion Opinion
Freedom of Religion Tests
Ten Commandments
Selective Incorporation
4-Freedom of/from Religions Cases ¿In God We Trust?
Freedom of Religions
Freedom of Speech Opinion
Freedom of Speech
WBC
Civil Liberties Round Robin


Complete your section of the handout, Freedom of Religions. We will share our answers in class. You do not need to edit on the wiki.
Complete this civil liberties test and be prepared to share your score in class along with something new you learned about your rights.
5-Freedom of/from Speech Freedom of the Press Around the World
Freedom of Wiki Leaks?
Some Landmark Supreme Court Speech Cases
Freedom of Speech in School
Civil Liberties Round Robin
Listen to High Court Struggles with Military Funerals Case

Some recent First Amendment cases include:
Bong Hits For Jesus
Westboro Baptist Church

Justices Void Law Banning Videos of Cruelty to Animals
Freedom of Speech Dos and Don'ts Infographic
6-Freedom of Press & AssemblyFreedom of Press and Assembly
Civil Liberties du jour
Civil Liberties Quiz
Freedom of the Press Around the World
Freedom of Speech
7-First Amendment FinaleCivil Liberties Online Quiz
1st Amendment Rewrites
Teams of 4 finish their own personal 1st Amendment rewrites
Creative Time
8-Student RightsTLO v New Jersey set up certain rules regarding student rights of search and seizure at schools. You are the superintendent of your school district. Based on the precedent set by TLO, write a memo to your school principals about what they can and can not do regarding search and seizure at school.Student Rights
9-Due ProcessDue Process
Government Powers
Learn more about capital punishment
Prepare for Fishbowl
10-Privacy RightsRights of Privacy
Government Powers Quiz
11-Death Penalty FishbowlDeath Penalty Fishbowl
Fishbowl Rules
Fishbowl Observation Sheet
Death Penalty Fishbowl Post
12-CitizenshipWhat are the requirements for Naturalization?
How hard is it to get a green card?
Here is a citizenship self test you can take

Here's an interesting class starter about where the people of your state were born
Death Penalty Editorial
13-American InequalityHistory of Civil Rights
American Inequality
Civil Rights
What do Blacks, Whites, and Hispanics think about each other?

Evolution of Whiteness
Passing Strange Review
A Class Divided
Project Implicit
Affirmative Action
Take the IAT just for fun
Citizenship Test Results
14-Civil RightsAmerican InequalityAmerican Inequality
15-Review DayCivil Rights and Liberties Jeopardy
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Unit 3 - Political Process
Unit 4 - Part 1 - Congress
Unit 4 - Part 2 - Presidency
Unit 4 - Part 3 - Judiciary

Unit 4 - Part 4 - Bureaucracy

Unit 5 - Public Policy
Unit 6 - Civil Rights & Liberties
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Unit 1 - The Constitution
Unit 2 - Political Culture
Unit 3 - Political Process
Unit 4 - Part 1 - Congress
Unit 4 - Part 2 - Presidency
Unit 4 - Part 3 - Judiciary

Unit 4 - Part 4 - Bureaucracy

Unit 5 - Public Policy
Unit 6 - Civil Rights and Liberties

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.