Students will discuss and analyze the effects of the Patriot Act during the ongoing War on Terror. The government has a dual role of protecting the rights of the individual as well as providing physical security to the country as a whole. Students will participate in a “fishbowl” discussion to answer the following question: Is the USA Patriot Act constitutional?
Length of time needed: 1-2 class periods (50 minutes each)
This lesson was written by Susan Smith.
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Source: Susan Smith