The curated resources linked below are an initial sample of the resources coming from a collaborative and rigorous review process with the EAD Content Curation Task Force.
Civil liberties are the basic individual rights of all citizens, as expressed in the Constitution and (especially) the Bill of Rights, and reinforced by the 14th Amendment.
National Constitution Center
Students will learn about the history of the holiday of Juneteenth, analyze text sources that reveal important symbolism and rituals in Juneteenth commemorations, and reflect upon the significance of Juneteenth as an American holiday.
The Choices Program
This deliberative discussion guide engages students in a conversation about the difficult choices citizens had to weigh during the Civil Rights movement. By examining multiple approaches from the movement, students will better understand the diversity of views within the Civil Rights Movement and understand the challenges of civic engagement.
Students will examine the significance of constitutional principles during the colonial period, investigating how they emerged and the influence they had on colonial society.
Bill of Rights Institute
With and without the vote and throughout American history, young people have been a force to be reckoned with as they take action and stand in support of the issues that matter most. This video series shares 10 stories of young people shaping and changing elections throughout American history.