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Prohibition and Temperance

http://college.hmco.com/history/readerscomp/rcah/html/ah_071600_prohibitiona.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Why did the United States have a prohibition movement, and enact prohibition? The leaders of the prohibition movement were alarmed at the drinking behavior of Americans, and they were concerned that there was a culture of drink among some sectors of the population. They hoped to change this with prohibition. Look through the primary source material, cartoons and other information at this site to see if they succeeded. Standards 11.3.1 and 11.5.3

Comments: The Temperance Movement gives insight into the power of religion to influence social policy.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2538

The Constitution of the United States of America

http://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/constitution.overview.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This Cornell Law School version of the Constitution is divided into sections by article and amendment. Each section is annotated to identify the contents of that part of the Constitution. Standards 5.7, 8.1, 8.2, 8.11, 11.1,11.7.5, 12.1, and 12.4

Comments: It is difficult to identify the standard for this document since it applies to so much of the H-SS curriculum. The ones listed here are only the most direct connection.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2985

The Constitutional Amendment Process

http://www.archives.gov/federal-register/constitution/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The authority to amend the Constitution of the United States is derived from Article V of the Constitution. After Congress proposes an amendment, the Archivist of the United States, who heads the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), is charged with responsibility for administering the ratification process under the provisions of 1 U.S.C. 106b. Learn about this process here and link to Constitutional Amendment Information in the Treasures of Congress Exhibits: The Bill of Rights (Amendments 1-10 and 27); The 13th Amendment (Prohibiting Slavery); The 17th Amendment (Direct Election of Senators); and The 19th Amendment (Granting Women the Right to Vote) Standards 8.11.5 and 12.4.2

Comments: This National Archive site is authoritative on the constitutional amendment process.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2987

Amendments Never Ratified for the US Constitution

http://www.law.emory.edu/FEDERAL/usconst/notamend.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Access the original text, a brief description and the historical context of the 27 proposed Constitutional Amendments that were never ratified. These can be used as source material for fascinating class discussions about U.S. Constitutional history. Standard 12.4.2

Comments: These amendments are accessible through the Emory University Constitution search tool.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 157

Amendments to the U.S. Constitution

http://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/constitution.table.html#amendments

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Which of these amendments address social issues of 19th century America? Standards 8.2.6, 8.2.7, 8.11.5, and 11.10.7

Comments: Required reading under AB3086.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 159

Constitutional Amendments

http://www.usconstitution.net/constam.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Amending the United States Constitution is no small task. This page will detail the amendment procedure as spelled out in the Constitution, and will also list some of the Amendments that have not been passed. Also included is a list of some amendments proposed in Congress during several of the past sessions. Standards 12.4.2

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 801

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