Dec. 6, 2016: “The Fight Got Real”

file_003-1024x693Constitution slide: the right to peaceably assemble.
The First Amendment states that “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
Read first two paragraphs with class:
https://www.loc.gov/law/help/peaceful-assembly/us.php
Different viewpoints about Severely Injured
Hook: Show embedded video on Washington Post article
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2016/11/22/activists-and-police-trade-blame-after-dakota-access-protester-severely-injured/
Discussion of violence. Tell students lots more videos on youtube.com if they want to watch more on their own time.
Who is influencing the North Dakota government?
Why would North Dakota do this? What’s in it for them?
Who are the police blaming ?
Why are the Standing Rock Sioux upset?
Do you believe that the police should protect the pipeline so North Dakota can have more jobs in the oil fields?

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