Lesson Plan

The Constitution calls for federal elections that allow for a peaceful transfer of power. Use this infographic/poster to show students how precedent, tradition, and legitimacy have helped create this democratic norm. Consider the importance of a peaceful transfer of power and why it is important to a democratic form of government. 


For more resources on classroom conversations surrounding the Capitol insurrection, click here.

Pedagogy Tags

Teacher Resources

Get access to lesson plans, teacher guides, student handouts, and other teaching materials.

Peaceful Transfer of Power Infographic Poster
Teaching Peaceful Transfer of Power Infographic Poster

Related Resources