Civil Liberties

On October 22, 2019, in Assignments, by lwaddell

Please complete the following questions on the sheet below.

Civil Liberties Prep

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Unit 2 Exam Review

On October 15, 2019, in Information, by lwaddell
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Unit 2 Exam Review

On October 15, 2019, in Information, by lwaddell

Here is the podcast for the Unit 2 Exam. The exam covers the three branches of government, the budget and the bureaucracy. There are 55 multiple choice questions.

AP Government-Unit 2 exam review

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Griswold Reading

On October 4, 2019, in Assignments, by lwaddell

Griswold v Connecticut
1.Can a right be fundamental yet not enumerated in the Constitution?
2. Should the state ever have an interest in the relationships and actions between consenting adults?  In what instances?

Supreme Court Brief of Griswold-oral arguments are available to listen to.

PBS Landmark Cases

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SCOTUS Question

On October 1, 2019, in Uncategorized, by lwaddell

Here is some information on the SCOTUS Free response question.

SCOTUS Question

 

Top Supreme Court Cases of 2019

On September 24, 2019, in Information, by lwaddell

Here is a list of some of the top cases of 2019.

Top Cases of 2019

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Discussion Post #4

On September 23, 2019, in Uncategorized, by lwaddell

The discussion post for the Supreme Court is now open. Be sure to read the rubric on how points are earned. You need to respond to at least two people on different days. If you have any questions, come in and ask.

Discussion Post #4

 

Federalist #78

On September 23, 2019, in Assignments, by lwaddell

Please read Federalist #78 and answer the following the questions. This assignment is due at the start of the next class period.

Federalist #78

  1. SUMMARIZE the reading. (3-4 sentences) 
  2. On what grounds does Hamilton argue that the judicial department of government is the least powerful branch of government? 
  3. Why do you suppose that Hamilton was so careful to point out the relative impotence of the judiciary? 
  4. What was Hamilton’s position regarding the power of the judiciary to declare void any legislative acts that were contrary to the Constitution? 
  5. Why does Hamilton consider the independence of the judiciary to be a vital component of constitutional government? 
  6. What arguments does Hamilton use to support life tenure for judges? 
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Current Event-Supreme Court

On September 23, 2019, in Assignments, by lwaddell

You are to find a current event that deals with the Supreme Court.  It could be a current case that you find interesting.  It could be something about the justices, or a case that is on the docket for later this year. Use the form provided to complete the assignment.  A word version is included to be completed and emailed or a pdf version to print and turn in.

Current Event-PDF

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President Roles

On September 19, 2019, in Information, by lwaddell

Here is the PowerPoint on presidential roles. I have also included another sheet that explains the roles.

Roles-PowerPoint
Roles Explained

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