Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

Case background and primary source documents concerning the Supreme Court case of South Dakota v. Dole. Dealing with the whether or not the Federal government can attach conditions to money given to states in areas where the Federal government has no enumerated power, this lesson asks students to evaluate the extent to which the Court's interpretation of the General Welfare clause and attachment of conditions to federal funds given to states is consistent with the principle of Federalism.

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > Civics
  • Social Studies > United States History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

FederalismLimited Government Constitution, Court Cases, Supreme Court 1980's

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Update Standards?

D2.Civ.1.3-5: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Distinguish the responsibilities and powers of government officials at various levels and branches of government and in different times and places.

D2.Civ.4.9-12: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Explain how the U.S. Constitution establishes a system of government that has powers, responsibilities, and limits that have changed over time and that are still contested.

D2.Civ.8.3-5: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Identify core civic virtues and democratic principles that guide government, society, and communities.
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