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Showing Grade 12, Unit 10, Dilemmas of American Democracy
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Federal Trade Commission Consumer Response Center

http://www.consumer.gov/idtheft/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The Federal Trade Commission Consumer Response Center has been set up to protect the privacy rights of Americans and to protect them from the scams taking place in the America. The site contains useful information on federal and state lawsplus ways to report identity theft. Standard 12.2.1 civics

Comments: Excellent source for identity theft with links to other related organizations

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1204

Justice Learning: Civic Education in the Real World

http://www.justicelearning.org/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here are articles from the New york Times and National Public Radio on controversial topics such as affirmative action, civil liberties, the death penalty, freedom of speech, gun control, juventile justic, web censorship, and zero tolerance. Standard 12.10 civics

Comments: This is a great source for debate preparation.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1866

Scopes Trial

http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/scopes/scopes.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The early 1920's found social patterns in chaos.Traditionalists, the older Victorians, worried that everything valuable was ending. Younger modernists no longer asked whether society would approve of their behavior, only whether their behavior met the approval of their intellect. Intellectual experimentation flourished. Americans danced to the sound of the Jazz Age, showed their contempt for alcoholic prohibition, debated abstract art and Freudian theories. Standards 11.5.2 and 12.10

Comments: This is one of the excellent cases at the Univeristy of Missouri Law School site.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2713

United Nations Development Fund for Women

http://www.unifem.undp.org/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This United Nations Web page is dedicated to working for women empowerment and gender equality. It also features a section on violence against women. Standard 11.9.1

Comments: Excellent site for women's issues/politics, social and economic in the world. Good for Model United Nations students.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3287

ABCNEWS Poll: War and the Media

http://abcnews.go.com/sections/nightline/DailyNews/war_media_poll_030117.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This news story from June 2003 reports a poll in which Americans say that freedom of the press is very important but that in times of war, military secrecy is more important than press freedom. Standard 12.10

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 45

Behind the Homefront

http://abcnews.go.com/sections/nightline/DailyNews/war_media_poll_030117.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site by the Reporters Committee on Freedom of the Press is a daily chronicle of news in homeland security and military operations affecting newsgathering, access to information and the public's right to know. Standard 12.10

Comments: There is a huge range of topics here.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 361

Domestic Terrorism - Close-up Foundation

http://www.closeup.org/terror.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has a summary of terrorism issues in the U.S. with related material on the Oklahoma City bombing, and the downing of TWA flight 800. Standard 12.10

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 980

Historic Decisions of the Supreme Court - Roe vs. Wade

http://www.historicaldocuments.com/RoevWade.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site contains the decision of the Court as well as dissenting opinions in Roe vs. Wade, the case which legalized abortion. Standards 11.10.7 and 12.5.4

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1551

Human Rights Information

http://www.fva.org/hr/hr.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site links to various human rights organizations.

Comments: It's easy to get lost in this resource.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1653

Identity Theft: Prevention and Survival

http://www.identitytheft.org/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The Identify Theft Organization has put together useful information on this growing problem with facts/resources on how to identify potenial problems and ways to protect yourself against this consumer problem. Standard 12.2.1 civics

Comments: This site with its ID theft survival kid helps protect the consumer in the information age.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1669

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