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Lesson H-UV-L2: Security vs. Civil Liberties After 9/11

Unit V: Post 9/11
Grade Levels: 9–12
Time: 45–60 minutes

Students weigh three controversial issues associated with the Patriot Act and American civil liberties, and how 9/11 has affected viewpoints. They also analyze the inconsistencies that may occur when trying to balance the need for national security and the need to protect civil liberties. (Grades 9–12)