Donald Trump

September 17, 2018
To the Teacher:   Since taking office, President Donald Trump and his associates have been the subject of a Department of Justice investigation that has touched on the violation of campaign finance…
April 20, 2017
  To the Teacher: "Alt-right" is a term we’ve been hearing with increasing frequency since the 2016 presidential campaign. The term, which is short for "alternative right," once referred to an…
February 20, 2017
To The Teacher:   While many politicians in the United States have significant business or stock holdings, most politicians entering office for the first time go to great lengths to avoid what could…
January 22, 2017
Introduction   Several historic events have happened over the past several days: On Friday, January 20, 2017, Donald Trump was sworn in as the U.S.’s 45th president.  One day later, hundreds of…
August 16, 2016
To the teacher:   This political season has generated extraordinary attention to the actual process by which presidential candidates are chosen.  The made-for-the-media candidacy of Donald Trump and…
January 24, 2016
Quiz   To get the discussion started, give students a quick quiz.   Note that Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders have approximately the same level of support…
December 7, 2015
Ask students to read the quotes below aloud. "Whether or not we want to call Trump a fascist outright, then, it seems fair to say that he’s closer to the "proto-fascist" zone on the political…