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Pressure Groups summary worksheet

Pressure Groups summary worksheet

4 summary worksheets for students to complete Includes: Functions of Pressure Groups Why do Pressure Groups have such importance in the USA Methods used by Pressure Groups Arguments for and against PRessure Groups Factors that influence Pressure Group success
samwillbrennan
Obama's Presidency

Obama's Presidency

An overview of Obama’s Presidency. Excellent for any topic on the US President. Also includes factors behind his election wins and 2010+2014 midterms
samwillbrennan
US Supreme Court- Landmark Supreme Court Cases+ Appointment of Justices

US Supreme Court- Landmark Supreme Court Cases+ Appointment of Justices

First document is a neat summary of over 40 Supreme Court Cases up to and including 2018. It is split into the different areas that each case concerns including areas such as: Race Abortion Religion Federalism Freedom of Speech Guns Punishments Justice Limiting Congressional Power Limiting Presidential Power The second document is an overview of the appointment of Supreme Court Justices from Stevens (1975) to Gorsuch (2017). Also includes failed nominations of Bork, Miers and Garland
samwillbrennan
US Party Factions

US Party Factions

Presentation explaining the different factions within US Political Parties Includes Old Left/Progressives New Democrats Blue Dogs Compassionate Conservatives Social Conservatives Fiscal Conservatives Tea PArty/Freedom Caucus
samwillbrennan
The American Dream 1945-63 Summary Guide

The American Dream 1945-63 Summary Guide

This summary guide looks at the domestic and foreign policies of Truman, Eisenhower and Kennedy from 1945-63. It is a well resourced and extensive guide that summaries and analyses the significance of major events during the growth of the US as an economic and military superpower during the Cold War. This resource also includes significance analysis of the Civil Rights movement during these years and the response of each president to the push for desegregation in the north and south. It is well aligned to GCSE and A-Level but it has been primarily used for the AQA A-Level Part 1. There is also a list of potential practice questions that students can attempt in otder to prepare for examination on the topic. This resource can be printed out and made into a booklet for class or independent use.
conord094
Reading bundle on World War One and World War Two

Reading bundle on World War One and World War Two

These reading comprehensions for 9- 14 year olds are ideal for your studies on World War One and Two. Engaging texts and challenging questions are provided with a full mark scheme. They can be purchased individually, but there is a big discount on this bundle. Thanks for your interest.
Richardtownend1978
WORLD WAR ONE: How did it all begin? Reading comprehension Package

WORLD WAR ONE: How did it all begin? Reading comprehension Package

How exactly did World War One begin? Who was Franz Ferdinand? How did the Americans get involved? What role did Uncle Sam play in recruiting an army? 2018 marks the centenary of the end of World War One. This collection of four guided reading activities, aimed at 10 to 14 year olds, tests children’s comprehension, retrieval, inference and deduction skills. It will also promote reflective and engaging classroom discussion as children discover more about this important chapter in the world’s history. CONTENTS Causes of the war - Why did the First World War take place and how did it begin? Find out about how tensions in Europe reached boiling point in the summer of 1914. The assassination of Franz Ferdinand - Read in detail about the daring mission which led to Archduke Franz Ferdinand being killed – and how this led to war. Movers & Shakers - From Woodrow Wilson to the Kaiser, find out about the leaders who played a pivotal part in the war. You will also discover how Adolf Hitler started out as a soldier in World War One. Recruiting an Army - The posters of Lord Kitchener and Uncle Sam are recognised throughout the world, but just how difficult was it to recruit an army for war?
Richardtownend1978
Types of Government

Types of Government

Let’s learn about <strong>Types of Government</strong>! This worksheet includes a wide variety of activities and exercises about various forms of government. The materials have informative exercises about aspects that are related to governments, such as monarchy, democracy, dictatorship, republic, theocracy, anarchy and many other things! Crosswords, word searches, puzzles and other kinds of activities are included to make it a fun and interesting class. <strong>Overview: </strong> Page 1-2: History of Government Page 3-4: Types of Government and Economies Page 5-6: Monarchy Page 7-8: Democracy Page 9-10: Dictatorship Page 11-12: Republic Page 13: Theocracy Page 14: Anarchy Page 15: Other Types of Government Page 16-17: Interesting facts Page 18-19: Terms Page 20-21: Reflection The answers and an answer sheet are included. Keywords: President, checks and balances, constitution, Bill of Rights, monarch, king, queen, emperor, dictator, oligarchy, socialism, communism, capitalism, parliament, prime minister, election, propaganda, federation, coup d’état, congress, senate
willemmacau
Card Sort: Does Prison Work?

Card Sort: Does Prison Work?

This thought provocative resource aims to help students assess whether prison sentences work. This is a controversial subject with people from all sides advocating different solutions from longer sentences to rehabilitate prisoners to alternatives stences based in the community. This card sort can be used with a range of abilities and has never failed to get my students excited, engaged, whilst improving their understanding of this difficult topic. When you purchase this resource you will be able to download a single page Microsoft Word document which includes a learning objective, instructions, two headings cards labeled ‘Pros / Adavtanges’ and ‘Cons / Disadvatages’ as well as sixteen information cards to be sorted. At the end of the document there is an extension question designed to help consolidate the lesson. This is a fully editable document which can be customised if necessary to suit your students. The aims of this lesson / activity are: Theme: Crime and Punishment Know: How are people supported in prison? Understand: What are the advantages and disadvantages or sending people to prison? Evaluate: Does prison protect society from crime? WILF - What am I Looking For? Identify and describe - How are people treated in prison? Explain - What are the advantages and disadvantages or sending people to prison? Analyse - Does prison protect society from crime? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow ‘The History Academy’ on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
Roy_Huggins
BGE Modern Studies - USA (Poverty Cycle End of Unit Assessment)

BGE Modern Studies - USA (Poverty Cycle End of Unit Assessment)

End of Unit Assessment for S1 (suitable for S2/3) Modern Studies USA topic. Pupils have two periods to create a poster that highlights the social and economic inequalities faced by ethnic minorities in the USA. Done instead of a 20 mark test that was previously used, but still allows pupils to show same skills and understanding. Level 3 but allows for able pupils to meet Level 4 outcome when evaluating the success of government action to reduce inequalities. Differentiation through help sheet for less able pupils.
adamtorbett
Bill of Rights Bundle of Resources and Activities

Bill of Rights Bundle of Resources and Activities

The Bill of Rights bundle is loaded with activities and resources. Here is what is in the Bundle. Bill of Rights writing activities based on different amendments (A total of 6 writing Lessons). These are short stories where the students will argue whether or not a students right was violated based on the Bill of Rights. Two sets of resources on the Bill of Rights. (Lots of Worksheets) Bill of Rights trivia review game. Bill of Right Power Point Project with Rubric. Bill of rights Tableau/Acting skit activity. Some of these resources are sold individually, but this is a much better deal with the bundle.
Jonmayhew1234
9 U.S. Wars Escape Rooms BUNDLE: 9 No Prep Activities! World Wars, Civil War

9 U.S. Wars Escape Rooms BUNDLE: 9 No Prep Activities! World Wars, Civil War

Looking for NO PREP, engaging activities to cover a variety of U.S. Wars? Want a way to make World War II or the Civil War a blast for the class? This resource includes 9 U.S. Wars Escape Rooms: Causes of the Revolutionary War Escape Room Civil War Escape Room Pearl Harbor Escape Room Vietnam Escape Room World War I Escape Room World War II Escape Room War of 1812 Escape Room Battle of Bunker Hill Escape Room French and Indian War Escape Room This 9 pack bundle of U.S. Wars Escape Rooms will take students on 9 separate secret missions around the classroom! Each escape room has students decode interesting facts about U.S. involvement in different wars like Wolrd War I or Pearl Harbor! This is the perfect resource to introduce the topic or to review the topics. Each Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given 9 different secret code names and sent on 9 separate secret missions. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal facts related to the topic. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! Each room is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on 9 separate “secret missions” and given a different back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about various U.S Wars. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. An answer key and teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes per room Check out the individual previews and products for more specific information!
lisaf5005
World War I ESCAPE ROOM: Woodrow Wilson, Treaty of Versailles, Allied Powers

World War I ESCAPE ROOM: Woodrow Wilson, Treaty of Versailles, Allied Powers

The World War I Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about World War I. This is the perfect resource to introduce the Treaty of Versailles, the Zimmerman Telegram or Central and Allied Powers. The World War I Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret mission to help Jared defend his country. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts about World War I. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on a “secret mission” and given a back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about World War I. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! Spy themed music is highly recommended! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. New Feature: This escape room now includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media  An answer key and easy to follow teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes
lisaf5005
9 Civics and Government Escape Rooms BUNDLE: 9 No Prep Activities!

9 Civics and Government Escape Rooms BUNDLE: 9 No Prep Activities!

Looking for NO PREP, engaging activities to cover a variety of Civics and Government topics? Want a way to make the Articles of Confederation or the Declaration of Independence a blast for the class? This resource includes 9 Civics and Government Escape Rooms: Citizenship and Naturalization Preamble Escape Room Bill of Rights Escape Room Founding Fathers Escape Room Branches of Government Escape Room Declaration of Independence Escape Room Articles of Confederation Escape Room Supreme Court Civil Rights Movement This 9 pack bundle of Civics and Government related Escape Rooms will take students on 9 separate secret missions around the classroom! Each escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Preamble, the Declaration, Bill of Rights, Founding Fathers, Branches of Government and more!. This is the perfect resource to introduce the civics topic or to review the topics. Each Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given 9 different secret code names and sent on 9 separate secret missions. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal facts related to the topic. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! Each room is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on 9 separate “secret missions” and given a different back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about various Civics topics. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. An answer key and teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes per room
lisaf5005
Bill of Rights Activities - U.S. Constitution - Puzzles, Task Cards, Word Sorts

Bill of Rights Activities - U.S. Constitution - Puzzles, Task Cards, Word Sorts

The Bill of Rights activities are unique and visually appealing. This is the perfect resource to study the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Students can create a t-shirt design, level up, use the Bill of Rights flash cards and so much more!! There are 16 fun Bill of Rights Activities included! This resource includes 16 activities: Pick Five Worksheet- Students write sentences or draw pictures about the Bill of Rights in action. Mix it Up Puzzle and Answer Key- Students answer True or False questions, color the true answers, cut them out then unscramble a final word. Modern Rewrite- Students rewrite 3 amendments into modern words. Word Search and Answer key 1st Amendment Cipher and Answer key Cryptogram and Answer key (Anti-Federalist view) 5th Amendment Word Sort and Answer Key Ladder Up Level/Scale worksheet T-Shirt Design You Choose Activity- Students choose from 5 formative activities to show what they know about the Bill of Rights. Bill of Right Word Sort and Answer Key Task Cards (12), Recording Sheet and Answer Key Bill of Rights Matching and Answer Key Case Briefs- 5 case briefs for Tinker, Hazelwood, Heller, Miranda and Gideon with graphic organizer and book cover directions. Flash Cards- match the picture to the # Court Case Word Sort- cases related to amendments in the Bill of Rights
lisaf5005
Comparing US and UK Cabinets

Comparing US and UK Cabinets

A worksheet requiring students to identify similarities and differences between the US and UK cabinets. The worksheet then requires students to compare the typical cabinets of Blair, May, Obama and Trump.
mogwriting
US Supreme Court, Government & Politics, notes, Unit 4C

US Supreme Court, Government & Politics, notes, Unit 4C

Useful notes including many examples of US Supreme Court cases over the years. Includes: The justices (up-to-date, as of 2018) The power of judicial review The court and protection of rights and liberties Court’s check on congressional and presidential power Checks on the court itself
Georgestan00
20 x Government & Politics Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Leaders

20 x Government & Politics Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Leaders

20 x Wordsearch Puzzle sheets of keywords on the theme of ‘Goverment & Politics’. Topics are: Types of Government Political Parties British Politics British Prime Ministers US President Nicknames Jeremy Corbyn Theresa May Margaret Thatcher Sir Winston Churchill Abraham Lincoln Donald Trump Barack Obama George W Bush Bill Clinton George HW Bush Ronald Reagan Jimmy Carter Gerald Ford Richard Nixon Lyndon B Johnson Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
US Constitution

US Constitution

Analysis of the amendment process Federalism vs devolution - 12 mark skills Analysis of the constitution - is it out of date Skills carousel - 12 mark question practise RAG revision tool
ak1985
Edexcel US Constitution

Edexcel US Constitution

Lesson Key words - in the powerpoint with definitions Quiz You need a copy of the US Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
ak1985