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Create a Constitutional Preamble

http://www.curriculum.edu.au/democracy/classroom/conpream.htm

Description: At this Australian curriculum site, students explore the concept of a preamble to a constitution. They apply this information to Australia's Preamble and write a new Preamble. American teachers can help their students determine the differences and similarities between U.S. and Autralian democracies by comparing the Preambles. Standard 12.9.2

Author: Curriculum Corporation, Commonwealth Department of Education

Lesson ID: 267

State Opening of the British Parliament

http://www.c-spanclassroom.org/VideoDetail.aspx?Video_ID=67

Description: Students view a C-Span video clip of Queen Elizabeth II arriving at the British House of Lords to officially signal the start of Britain?s new legislative year. They then learn about and discuss the similarities and differences between the British parliamentary and the Amreican two-party systems of government. Standard 12.9.2

Author: C-SPAN Classroom

Lesson ID: 1503

Taking the Lead: Creating a Visual Comparison of Electoral Processes

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/lessons/20000412wednesday.html?searchpv=learning_lessons

Description: Use the New York Times coverage of a recent Latin American elections to explore the development of democracy outside of the U.S., create posters to show the election processes in Columbia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Peru, United States, and Venezuela. Standards 12.9.5 and 12.9.8

Author: Sharon K. Ogden, New York Times Learning Network, Debbie Branker Harrod, Bank Street College

Lesson ID: 1003

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