Civil Liberties

On April 30, 2019, in Information, by lwaddell

Here is a set of lecture notes for Civil Liberties.  I have also included a reading that deals for Liberties and Civil Rights.  The reading is perfect for any quiz or exam that deals with either Rights or Liberties.

Civil Liberties – lecture notes

Overview of Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Civil Rights-lecture notes

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Congress Project

On April 22, 2019, in Assignments, by lwaddell

The instructions for the project are below.  You will need to find a committee that interests you such as education, veteran’s affairs or the budget.  You will use this committee to answer several  questions.  Your final product will be in paper form.  

Congress Project

Congress Rubric

List of Congress Committees

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Required Court Cases

On April 18, 2019, in Information, by lwaddell

Here are the required court cases for AP.

McCulloch v. Maryland (1819)
United States v. Lopez (1995)
Engel v. Vitale (1962)
Wisconsin v. Yoder (1972)
Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District (1969)
New York Times Co. v. United States (1971)
Schenck v. United States (1919)
Gideon v. Wainwright (1963)
Roe v. Wade (1973)
McDonald v. Chicago (2010)
Brown v. Board of Education (1954)
Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (2010)
Baker v. Carr (1961)
Shaw v. Reno (1993)
​Marbury v. Madison (1803)

Oyez is a website that has opinions and audio from the oral arguments for each court case, well no audio from Marbury v Madison, but you get the idea.

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AP Exam Review Packet

On April 18, 2019, in Information, by lwaddell

Here is a review packet for the AP Exam. This packet is courtesy of Mr. Falkowski from Vernon Township High School.

AP Exam Review Packet

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Congress Readings

On April 15, 2019, in Assignments, by lwaddell

For the readings below answer the questions and email your responses to lwaddell@tuhsd.k12.az.us

The Federalist Papers 53, 56, 57, 58, 62, 63

1. How do the authors of The Federalist explain the different terms of office for the House and the Senate?

2. According to the theory of The Federalist,  how does the Constitution bring about a system of checks and balances between the House and the Senate?

3. What are the primary functions of the legislature to be according to The Federalist?

Congress: The Electoral Connection

 1. Define and give an example of advertising.

2. Define and give examples of credit claiming.

3. Define and give examples of position-taking.

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Current Event-Congress

On April 15, 2019, in Assignments, by lwaddell

The current event today will be Congress.  You will be completing two current events, one for the House of Representatives and one for the Senate.  Both current events are due at the end of the class session.  They may be handwritten or typed.

Current Event Form

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Discussion Post

On April 2, 2019, in Assignments, by lwaddell

There is a new discussion post. This post deals with your civil rights and liberties and how much power does the government need. Be sure to post on separate days to earn all the points possible. This post will close on April 5 at 11:59 pm.

Discussion Post #4

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