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Political Writings Reading Passages

Political writings may be fiction or non-fiction. They explore the activities of a government, state, or society. These works are often critical of the status quo and illuminate the shortcomings or corruption of those in power.

(31) Results for Political Writings Reading Passages

The Civil War

The American Civil War (1861-1865) tore the relatively young nation apart. The repercussions of this tragedy are still felt tod...

Reading Set: 8 Passages

American Monuments

The purpose of a monument is to remind, inform, and inspire the viewer. The United States is fortunate to have some of the most...

Reading Set: 6 Passages

Horses

Horses are magnificent creatures. They served a major source of transportation for thousands of years, and even today, they spa...

Reading Set: 6 Passages

American Independence

Thirteen colonies in a land far, far away united and announced their independence from a distant, powerful monarch. No, it's no...

Reading Set: 7 Passages

Primary Sources

Primary sources take the reader to major historic moments as they are happening. This reading set has newspaper articles contem...

Reading Set: 8 Passages

Exploring Space

Space is considered the last great frontier. Since the beginning of time, humans have looked up with wonder at the stars, moon,...

Reading Set: 6 Passages

Conservation

We’ve only one planet to live on, so the preservation of natural resources for our children and grandchildren is up to us. This...

Reading Set: 5 Passages

Women's History

Women’s History Month is traditionally held in March, but the study of women’s history is valuable all twelve months of the yea...

Reading Set: 20 Passages

U.S. Presidents

Forty-four men have served as President of the United States. They have lead the country through wars, economic depressions, ...

Reading Set: 10 Passages

Black History Month

The United States and Canada observe Black History month in February; the United Kingdom observes it in October. While the co...

Reading Set: 14 Passages