Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

After the Civil War, Congress grew increasingly assertive and also became more concerned with how it organized itself as a legislative body. This period was marked by clashes over the powers of party bosses, the proper role of Speakers of the House, and the influence committees and committee chairs over the progress of legislation.

Subjects:

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

Education Levels:

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

Keywords:

limited government, separation of powers, federalism Constitution; Court Cases; Commerce; Federalism Antebellum; Gilded Age; Great Depression; 1950s; 1960s; 1970s; 1990s; 2010s

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Update Standards?

D2.Civ.1.K-2: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Describe roles and responsibilities of people in authority.

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.6.3-5: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Describe ways in which people benefit from and are challenged by working together, including through government, workplaces, voluntary organizations, and families.
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