Building Democracy For All is designed so that teachers and students can follow different learning pathways as they explore the material in the book. Rather than proceeding sequentially through the standards, the learning pathways invite a thematic approach. Other learning pathways include: Student Rights, Influential Women, Black Lives Matter, Media Literacy, and Election 2020.
The coronavirus pandemic has caused massive unemployment throughout the country. New material has been added to Topic 4.3 (ENGAGE) to frame the debate about whether the United States should adopt Universal Basic Income or Guaranteed Employment as national policies.
Topic 1: The Philosophical Foundations of the United States Political System
Topic 2: The Development of United States GovernmentForestry by Free-Photos is licensed under Pixabay License
Topic 3: Institutions of United States Government
Topic 4: The Rights and Responsibilities of Citizens
Topic 5: The Constitution, Amendments, and Supreme Court Decisions
Topic 6: The Structure of Massachusetts State and Local Government
Topic 7: Freedom of the Press and News/Media Literacy