TEKS Expectation 7.16B

7.16B Describe the importance of free speech and press in a democratic society.
Belongs to Statement 7.16: The student understands the importance of the expression of different points of view in a democratic society.

Teacher & Community Submitted Resources

"Witness This" Curriculum Guide
After Slavery: Exercising the Rights of Citizenship in 19th-Century Texas
American Juror
Cast Your Vote - Interactive Game
Citizen Handbook: How the Texas Legislature Works
Crime in Texas
Declaration of Independence of the Republic of Texas
Democracy vs. Dictatorship
Elections in Texas
Find Your Texas State Representative
Henry B. Gonzales
Henry B. Gonzales
Historic Flags of the Texas State Library and Archives
How a Bill becomes a Law in Texas Interactive Game
La Salle in Texas - Teacher's Guide for the Age of Discovery and Exploration
Life after Slavery: Investigations of an African American Farmstead
Lone Star Flag Design by Peter Krag, January 25, 1839
Parks and Wildlife Activities and Lesson Plans
Pioneering Principles : Why Character Matters - A History Class from the Texas General Land Office
Pioneering Principles: Why Character Matters
Pledge of Allegiance to the State Flag
Project Citizen
Responsibility Launcher - Interactive Game
Slave Narratives Audio Records
Southwestern Historical Quarterly 1897-1997
State Government
Symbols of Texas
Texas Archeology in the Classroom: A Unit for Teachers
Texas House Speakers Video Collection
Texas Originals: Barbara Jordan
Texas Originals: Billy Lee Brammer
Texas Originals: George Thomas "Mickey" Leland
Texas Originals: Héctor P. García
Texas Originals: Stephen F. Austin
Texas Orignials: Annie Webb Blanton
Texas: The Lone Star State Today
The Constitution of Texas
The Fourth Branch: You!
The Papers of Justice Tom C. Clark
Times are A-Changing: Development of the Two-Party System in Texas
Vote America
Votes for Women! The Womens Suffrage Movement in Texas
Wild Life Playlet, March 1929

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