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 Assignments, 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

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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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President Cartoon Analysis

On September 19, 2019, in Assignments, by lwaddell

This assignment deals with editorial cartoons dealing with the president. Look at all seven cartoons and answer the questions that accompany each cartoon. This assignment is due at the start of the next class period.

President Cartoon Analysis

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President Qualities

On September 17, 2019, in Uncategorized, by lwaddell

Here is a reading on President qualities. Please read and take notes. Once you have read, please complete the assignment below.

What we want in a President
President Qualities Assignment

 

Discussion Post #3

On September 16, 2019, in Assignments, by lwaddell

The discussion post for the president 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 #3

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President-Reading Assignment

On September 13, 2019, in Assignments, by lwaddell

Answer the following questions and send your respones to lwaddell@tempeunion.org

Federalist #70

1. Why does Hamilton say that “all men of sense will agree in the necessity of an energetic executive,” and that “the ingredients which constitute energy in the executive are unity; duration; an adequate provision for its support; and competent powers”?

2. Federalist #70 suggests a what type of government in a Hamiltonian view?

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Current Event-President

On September 13, 2019, in Assignments, by lwaddell

The current event for this week will be on the President.   The President has been in the news lately with his dealings with foreign policy, possible impeachment and the upcoming election.  Be sure to follow the instructions for the current event.  

Current Event

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