Grade 5

Why and How Do People Fight for Due Process Rights?

Historians refer to past decisions. In this lesson, students will learn about three due process champions: John Peter Zenger, Fred Korematsu, and Clarence Gideon. Students will be able to provide evidence to answer the mystery question: “Why and how do people fight for due process rights?”

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