The Roots of Democracy in the United States: Iroquois or Athens?
In this media literacy activity students analyze two videos for messages about the roots of U.S. democracy with the Native American Iroquois confederacy and historic Athenian democracy as points of reference.
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Relevant Subject Area(s)US History And Government, Global Studies, Sociology
Grade Level(s)Middle School, High School
Media Type(s)Animated Film, Documentary Film, Television Program
View StandardsResource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading: History Social Studies (RH), Speaking and Listening (SL)