Trump Appointees

Students learn about and discuss the alt-right, its relationship to the Trump administration, and online cultures of hate.   

Students learn about and consider arguments for and against the appointment of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos through a quick quiz, student reading, small group work and discussion.  

Students learn and discuss Donald Trump's nominee for Attorney General, his background, and what happened at his confirmation hearing.    

Students learn about and discuss the president's power to name leaders within the executive branch of government and consider two of president-elect Trump's most controversial appointments: Jeff Sessions for Attorney General and Steve Bannon for chief strategist and senior counselor.