In this lesson, students examine a constitutional challenge to the regulation of the New Orleans meat butchering industry under the Fourteenth Amendment. Students will use short clips from C-Span’s Landmark Cases program on the Slaughterhouse Cases and additional resources to respond to an essay prompt. A rubric to assess students’ writing and understanding of content is provided.
- Interactives, Lesson Plans, Primary Sources, Video
- Subject: Federal Government
- Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12