Congress Project

On February 21, 2020, 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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Congress Quiz-myap

On February 20, 2020, in Information, by lwaddell

Here is the link for myap. There is a short quiz on Congress that you will find very helpful.

myap

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Congress Lecture Notes

On February 20, 2020, in Information, by lwaddell

Here are the congress lecture notes. These notes should be read for the information here may be used in a quiz, test, or exam.

Congress-pdf

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Discussion Post #3

On February 20, 2020, in Assignments, by lwaddell

Discussion Post #3 is now open. Be sure to read the rubric on how points are earned.

Discussion Post #3

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Court Briefs for Congress

On February 10, 2020, in Assignments, by lwaddell

The two court cases that deal with Congress are Baker v Carr and Reno v Shaw. Your task is read each case and answer the following questions:

  1. What is the background of the case (facts and prior history
  2. What is the Constitutional provision(s) at issue?
  3. What was the majority opinion and what wasthe dissenting opinion?
  4. What are the implications (what effects did it have on government and or individuals; why is it an important decision?)

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Congress Lecture Part 1

On February 6, 2020, in Assignments, by lwaddell

Here is the first part of the Congress lecture. Please read and take notes, for the information contained here may be used on a quiz or an exam.

Congress Lecture Part 1

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Congress Readings

On February 6, 2020, 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 February 3, 2020, 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 are to be handwritten.

Current Event Form

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