Civics/Government Project

  • Civics/Government Project


    Individually or with a partner.

    Choose a topic from the list below. Create a slideshow that addresses the who/ what/ when/ where/ why/ and how of each topic.

        Bill of Rights

    First Amendment     [Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly, Petition (1791)

    Second Amendment [Right to Bear Arms (1791)]

        Third Amendment    [Quartering of Troops (1791)]

        Fourth Amendment  [Search and Seizure (1791)]

    Fifth Amendment     [Grand Jury, Double Jeopardy, Self-Incrimination, Due Process (1791)]

    Sixth Amendment    [Criminal Prosecutions - Jury Trial, Right to Confront and to Counsel (1791)]  

        Seventh Amendment[Common Law Suits - Jury Trial (1791)]  

    Eighth Amendment  [Excess Bail or Fines, Cruel and Unusual Punishment (1791)]  

    Ninth Amendment   [Non-Enumerated Rights (1791)]  

    Tenth Amendment   [Rights Reserved to States (1791)] 


    1. Emancipation Proclamation

    2. Arizona’s founders

    3. Checks & Balances in U.S. Government

    4. Dred Scott decision

    5. Plessy v. Ferguson

    6. Scopes Trial

    7. Women’s Suffrage movement

    8. Temperance movement

    9. Amendments 13-15 (Civil Rights)

    10. Jim Crow Laws

    11. Dictatorships

    12. Taxation

    13. Imperialism

    14. Immigration

    15. Trust Busting

    16. Labor Unions

    17. Rural to Urban Migration

    18. Natural Resources

    19. Globalization

    20. Child Labor

    21. Robber Barons

    22. Prohibition

    23. U.S. Transportation