Ch 12 Reading

On September 28, 2020, in Information, by lwaddell

Here is the reading for Chapter 12

Chapter 12-President

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Presidential Roles Project

On September 28, 2020, in Assignments, by lwaddell

President Cartoon Analysis

On September 22, 2020, 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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Current Event-President

On September 22, 2020, 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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Discussion Post #3

On September 21, 2020, in Assignments, by lwaddell

Discussion Post #3 is open. This post deals with the President. The post will close on September 25 at 5:00 pm.

Discussion Post #3

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Federalist #70 Reading Questions

On September 21, 2020, in Assignments, by lwaddell

Please read Federalist #70 and answer the questions at the top of the reading. This is one the required documents for AP Government. Please email your responses to lwaddell@tempeunion.org

Federalist #70

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Current Event #4

On September 14, 2020, in Assignments, by lwaddell

This current event will deal with Congress and the budget process. There is a threat of a possible shut down of the government on October 1. Find an article that deals with either the House or the Senate and how they are working on the budget or trying to avoid a shutdown. This current event will be due on Thursday, Sept 17 at the start of class.

On another note, you must complete the current event using the format that has been provided. Failure to do so will result in a loss of points. Many are doing whatever they want with the current event. I have included an example from a classmate who has done the current event correctly.

Example of Current Event
Current Event Form

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Congress Court Cases

On September 14, 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 was the 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 Project

On September 8, 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.  This assignment will be due on 9/10/2020 at the start of class.

Congress Project

Congress Rubric

List of Congress Committees

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Current Event #3

On September 1, 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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