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Improving Elections in the United States

This lesson plan is designed to be used with the film, Election Day, which shows the experiences of a number of people in various parts of the United States on Election Day 2004.

Citizenship City

This lesson begins a process of helping students visualize their town’s government as a very important part of their everyday existence—a part that they can influence.

To Vote Or Not To Vote

Students will gain a historical understanding of voting rights in America through an online game, “Inside The Voting Booth.” Students will then examine the contemporary problem of low voter turnout. Through surveys and research, students will pinpoint causes and propose solutions to increase vote participation.