The Summer Institute is a program hosted by The Missouri Bar’s Citizenship Education Program for teachers throughout the state who teach American history, government and civics.

For more information about upcoming training opportunities, please contact the Citizenship Education Program director at

Summer Institute Training Materials

Materials from the 2022 Summer Institute, including PowerPoint presentations, lesson plans, worksheets, activities, and more!

Section 1 Introduction

Section 2 Federal Power

Section 3 Federal Power Voting Rights

Section 4 Federal Power Patriot Act

Section 5 Congress – The Sherman Act

Section 6 Congress – Civil Rights

Section 7 Congress – Gun-Free School Zones

Section 8 Culminating Lesson

Sections 9 Lesson Plans