• CBA Resources:

    ProCon.org is a nonprofit nonpartisan public charity that provides well-sourced pro, con, and related research on more than 50 controversial issues, from gun control and death penalty to illegal immigration and alternative energy. With more than 12,000 pages of highly curated, referenced content, ProCon.org provides a platform for people to question information, evaluate opposing views, and debate them in a respectful way.
    Streetlaw.org provides summaries of landmark Supreme Court cases that include background information and vocabulary assistance.  In addition, students can read key excerpts (or the full text) of the majority and dissenting opinions.
    Oyez (pronounced oh-yay), a free law project at Chicago-Kent, is a multimedia archive devoted to making the Supreme Court of the United States accessible to everyone. It is a complete and authoritative source for all of the Court’s audio since the installation of a recording system in October 1955. Oyez exclusively offers transcript-synchronized and searchable audio, plain-English case summaries, illustrated decision information, and opinions. Oyez also provides detailed information on every justice throughout history and offers a panoramic tour of the Supreme Court building, including the chambers of several justices.
    "Know Your Rights" publications for students, parents, and teachers in Washington State
    Social Studies Help Center: 
    Landmark Supreme Court cases by topic 
    Ten landmark cases that have redefined rights that teenagers enjoy.
  • Child Labor

    Using the Primary Source Analysis Tool, consider the following questions when viewing each primary source document:
    • Who created this primary source?
    • When was it created?
    • Where does your eye go first?
    • What do you see that you didn’t expect?
    • What powerful words and ideas are expressed?
    • What feelings and thoughts does the primary source trigger in you?
    • What questions does it raise?
    Cotton Mills 
    Resources obtained from the Library of Congress:  www.loc.gov