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Social Studies
 
  Grade Level:   12  
  EALR:   1. CIVICS The student understands and applies knowledge of government, law, politics, and the nation's fundamental documents to make decisions about local, national, and international issues and to demonstrate thoughtful, participatory citizenship.  
  Component:   1.2 Understands the purposes, organization, and function of governments, laws, and political systems.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   1.2.2 Evaluates the effectiveness of federalism in promoting the common good and protecting individual rights.  
 
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Examples
-Critiques the Patriot Act as it relates to rights established in the U.S. Constitution.
-Critiques the actions of the federal government in protecting the Columbia River tribes' fishing rights against state policies.
Suggested Unit
  • CWP—Human Rights