Declaration Of Independence

On August 10, 2020, in Assignments, by lwaddell

Read the Declaration of Independence and answer the following questions:
1. What original or novel thoughts were presented by Jefferson in the Declaration?
2. Compare the theory of government defended in the Declaration with the doctrines of Locke.
3. Who does the Declaration give more rights to the state or national government?
4. What is the proper function of government, according to the Declaration, and why had George III violated his right to rule over the American colonies?

Declaration of Independence

Origins of the Constitution Lecture Notes

On August 10, 2020, in Information, by lwaddell

Here are the lecture notes for Ch 2.

Origins of the Constitution notes

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Chapter 2 Reading

On August 9, 2020, in Information, by lwaddell

Here is chapter 2. This reading deals with three documents, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution.

Chapter 2

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Federalist #10 Reading

On August 7, 2020, in Assignments, by lwaddell

There are several documents to know, and Federalist #10 is one of them.  Madison discusses factions and how to deal with them.  You will find Federalist #10 and a series of questions to help you understand the document.  These questions are due at the beginning of the next class period.

Federalist #10

Federalist #10 Guided Questions

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Ch 1 Lecture Notes

On August 7, 2020, in Assignments, by lwaddell

Here are the lecture notes from chapter 1. Information in these notes may be used on a quiz, exam or test.

Chapter 1 Lecture Notes

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Locke Reading

On August 5, 2020, in Assignments, by lwaddell

Second Treatise of Government

When you have completed reading the Second Treatise, answer the following questions:
1. How does John Locke describe the state of nature?
2. Why do people leave the state of nature and join a political society by establishing a government?
3. Under what conditions can government be dissolved?

Current Event #1

On August 4, 2020, in Assignments, by lwaddell

Today we will complete our first current event.  The topic for today is the Government.  You may find any article that deals with either the federal government or the state of Arizona government.  The article you use should be within the last 30 days, hence the name Current.  The assignment is worth 10 points.  All parts need to be answered in complete sentences.  Your citation needs to correct and accurate.  I have attached a copy of the form below.

This assignment is due at the beginning of the next scheduled class.

Current Event Form-word

Current Event Form-pdf

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Ch 1 Reading

On August 4, 2020, in Readings, by lwaddell

Here is chapter 1. Be sure to read an take notes on the chapter. There will be a quiz on Friday.

Ch 1 Reading

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What are You?

On August 4, 2020, in Assignments, by lwaddell

During the semester we will be talking about liberals, conservatives, Democrats, and Republicans. Some of you may not understand what those words mean, or what each side believes in. The paper below will help see what each side believes. For each statement, read the statement and give it score. The directions are on the paper.

What are You? (pdf)

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