Discussing Citizens United

Oh campaign finance. The wonderful world. {take a deep breath and continues to pretend it’s super fun!} *I take 2 regular and 1 block day for this. On Friday, I assigned Citizens United v. FEC. They are not writing the DBQ, but using the documents (including Federalist 10) to prepare for a Socratic discussion on […]

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Separation of Church and State

The separation of church and state is not explicitly written in the Constitution. It’s one of the things that drives me insane when I seeĀ  or hear this as an argument. And inevitably, it comes up in class. My favorite response? “Please back that claim using the Constitution as your source.” I say it as […]

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