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Showing Grade 12, Unit 3, Responsibilities of Citizens
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Citizen's Guide to California Government

http://capitolmuseum.ca.gov/english/citizens/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: You and all the citizens of California have the opportunity and responsibility for shaping California's future by actively participating in the political process. We invite you to learn more about California's political process and how you can be a part of it. Click on one of the icons at this California State Capitol Museum site to get started. Standard 4.5.4, 8.3.6, 12.3.2 and 12.7.6

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3664

Easy Voter Guide

http://www.easyvoter.org/california/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The Easy Voter Guide project is based on the premise that all people should have access to user-friendly nonpartisan information to help them get involved in our democratic process. The California State Library has been the most important sponsor of the site's development. The nonpartisan Easy Voter Guide (formerly Easy Reading Voter Guide) has been published for every California statewide election since 1994, supported by an ongoing partnership of the California State Library, the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund and the California Secretary of State's office. Standard 12.2.4, 12.6.0 and 12.6.4

Comments: This is a valuable teaching tool for English Learners.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1029

National Organization for Women

http://www.now.org/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The National Organization for Women's homepage has general information on women's issues, news support group information and internet resources. Standard 11.10.7 and 12.3.2 civics

Comments: Excellent resource for general data on women's issues for both government and economics.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2260

Rights of the People

http://usinfo.state.gov/products/pubs/rightsof/introd.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This U.S. State Department document is a clearly written history of the Constitution and Bill of Rights in America that is written to explain our system to people from other countries. Topics include: Religious Liberty, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press, The Right to Bear Arms, Privacy, Trial by Jury, Rights of the Accused, Property Rights, Cruel or Unusual Punishment, Equal Protection of the Law, and The Right to Vote. Standards 12.3.1, 12.3.2 and 12.5.1

Comments: This site is available in Spanish, French, Russian, Arabic, and Chinese.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3825

Rites of Passage: Duty of Every Male Citizen

http://www.kcet.org/explore-ca/california-stories/ritesofpassage/duty/index.php

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Using primary source drawings, pictures, and documents supported by oral history transcripts from two Californians, this website describes the internment of Japanese in 1942 and conscription of those same young men later in the war. Some Japanese agreed to fight; others said they wouldn't unless they and their families were freed. Learn their stories and discuss the issues of civil rights they raise. Standards 11.7.5 and 12.3.4

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3698

Are You Into It? Youth Volunteering

http://www.areyouintoit.com/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site gives students the opportunity to explore areas in which to volunteer this time or for service learning projects. It is especially good for 4H type links for rural area youth. Standard 12.6.4 civics

Comments: Excellent for getting students into volunteer and service oriented projects.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 297

Jews in Early Indiana

http://www.connerprairie.org/historyonline/injews.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Written by Timothy Crumrin for the Conner Prairie Living History Museum in Indiana, this well-researched site provides a comprehensive overview of the Jewish experience in America from colonial to modern times. Standards 5.4.3, 8.6.3, 11.3.1, 11.3.3 and 12.3.3

Comments: This is te is not just about Indiana.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 534

Jury Duty Slideshow and Instructions

http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov/jury/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a simple background sheet on why we need juries, the two types of jury duty and the qualifications for jury duty in California. Standard 12.2.3 and 12.7.7

Comments: This is an easy to read jury guide.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1862

Official Program for the March on Washington (1963)

http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?doc=96

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The civil rights movement in the United States during the late 1950s and 1960s was the political, legal, and social struggle to gain full citizenship rights for black Americans and to achieve racial equality. Individuals and civil rights organizations challenged segregation and discrimination using a variety of activities, including protest marches, boycotts, and refusal to abide by segregation laws. This program listed the events scheduled at the Lincoln Memorial during the August 28, 1963, March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The highlight of the march, which attracted 250,000 people, was Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech. Standards 11.10.4, 11.10.5, and 12.3.1 civics.

Comments: This Our Documents site has a facsimile of the original document, a transcription of it, and background information to help the reader put the document in context.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2351

San Francisco Bay Area Volunteer Information Center

http://www.volunteerinfo.org

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Here is a list of volunteer sites and descriptions found mainly in San Francisco. It gives insight into the social responsibilities that are the other side of the coin of citizen rights in America. Standard 12.3.2 civics

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2701

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