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United States Senate and Senate Chamber

Utilize the materials below to teach your students about the United States Senate. These resources can be used in conjunction with the Edward M. Kennedy Institute’s Virtual Senate Chamber Tour program or as stand alone activities in your classroom. 


Traditions of the Senate: Bean Soup 

Traditions of the Senate: Senate Decorum  

Traditions of the Senate: Dress the Part

Senator in Training: Compromise

Senator in Training: Senate Committees

In the Senate Chamber: The Candy Desk

Symbols of the Senate: Friezes

Citizens of the Senate: Women’s Fight for Suffrage 

Voting Rights in America Timeline

Just Vote Youth Registration Campaign