Charles F. Williams In its most recent term, the Supreme Court considered a range of important cases relating to the “War on Terror,” federalism, and sentencing guidelines. The author reviews some of the Court’s most significant rulings.
National Council on Economic Education In this lesson, students learn how quickly credit card balances can grow and how long it can take to pay them off; they also learn some sensible ways to use credit.
Jada Kohlmeier Primary documents about a young girl growing up during China’s cultural revolution, a Russian peasant living under Stalin, and a woman in sixteenth century Germany offer students a unique perspective of important historical periods.
The Staff of the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) While some reports have downplayed the participation of young voters in the recent presidential election, this study confirms a rise in youth voter turnout.
Social Education Staff As Iraq nears elections scheduled for early next year, Islamist movements are playing an increasing role in the political landscape. This special section offers an overview of the key groupsboth militant and pragmatic.
The Center for Teaching International Relations Members of the international community banded together to create a tribunal to try individuals who seriously violate international law. In this lesson, students will learn about the ICC and discuss whether the U.S. should join.
Roger Clark, Kieran Ayton, Nicole Frechette, and Pamela J. Keller Social forces like feminism have pushed textbook writers to include more women. But this analysis of world history textbooks demonstrates that much more needs to be done.