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Center for Civic Education

Wanted: Man or woman for top government position--Kids "apply" for the job of President

c. 1991: Tony Benn’s plaque to Emily Wilding Davison, placed in the Chapel of St Mary Undercroft (Houses of Parliament). Benn said in 2001: “I have put up several plaques—illegally, without permission; I screwed them up myself. One was in the broom cupboard to commemorate Emily Wilding Davison... If one walks around this place, one sees statues of people, not one of whom believed in democracy, votes for women or anything else..."


"Origins of the Foreign Born Population in the United States" [click on this image to find a short documentary and analysis of the discourse surrounding immigration in the United States]


Progressive Museum Practice :: Preeminent museum education theorist George E. Hein explores the work, philosophy, and impact of educational reformer John Dewey and his importance for museums. Hein traces current practice in museum education to Dewey's early 20th-century ideas about education, democracy, and progress toward improving society, and in so doing provides a rare history of museum education as a profession. Giving special attention to the progressive individuals and insti...

The Problem of Democracy in Postwar Europe :: <P>The current perception of democratic crisis in Western Europe gives a renewed urgency to a new perspective on the way democracy was reconstructed after World War II and the principles that underpinned its postwar transformation. This study accounts for the formation of the postwar democratic order in Western Europe by studying how the main political actors in France, West Germany and Italy conceptualized democracy and strove over its...

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Paired Passages: Linking Fact to Fiction Grade 2

Paired Passages for Common Core


Explaining the Holocaust: Reserve Police Battalion 101 & Browning's research.

Vote: The Machinery of Democracy