This podcast discusses the recent Supreme Court decision – Citizens United. It contextualized and discusses the court case in plan terms and describes the impact that case has had on American politics.
Directions: These questions can be answered in class or as a homework assignment. Students will most likely need to pause the podcast to have time sufficient time to write down their answers. The podcast is a little over an hour long, however, there are portions that can be cut for time if necessary.
I still plan on using these podcasts with distance learning. Students will be listening outside of class and completing the questions independently.
The actual podcast can be found here – https://www.wnycstudios.org/story/citizens-united. This link also includes other primary sources, including interviews and Supreme Court cases if you want students to conduct further research.
I highly suggest discussing student reflections and reactions after listening to the podcast. In a pinch, these questions could also be provided to a substitute.
This file included a Google Slides version (editable), a PowerPoint version, and a PDF version (not editable).
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