SSCG6 Analyze the meaning and importance of each of the rights guaranteed under the
Bill of Rights and how each is secured.
SSCG7 Demonstrate knowledge of civil liberties and civil rights.
a. Define civil liberties as protections against government actions (e.g., First Amendment).
Mon: 1st Amendment
Freedom of Speech
Case Study: Morse vs Fredrick & Tinker vs Des Moines
Tues: 1st Amendment
Freedom of Press, Assembly, Petition
Focus: White House Petition site
Video on Freedom of Press
Wed. Rights of the Accused
Video Clip- What to do when pulled over
Thursday: Amendments Test 1-10, 13, 14, 15, 19, 26
Friday: Intro to Supreme Court
Purpose and composition of current court.
Current Cases before court