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Immersion



Read Sect1 in Holt on line- Washington leads a new nation then do Section assessment on page 237. Have these 4 questions(#5 is optional) and answers on your student page on top where I can see them.Due Wednesday.




Test is this Thursday on American Government.We will review for half of class on Wednesday.



Current events summary to share use this link : http://infoweb.newsbank.com/ user=kis pass= welcome Please read an article that is current

objectives-Study guide for American Government test/next week- This is due on the day of test!Typed and neat . Two pages, one for Key terms and one for main ideas(50 pts) Use Holt:http://my.hrw.com/index.jsp Unit 2, A New Nation-Chapter 5 and 6




  • Describe the principles of federalism, dual sovereignty, separation of powers, checks and balances, the nature and purpose of majority rule, and the ways in which the American idea of constitutionalism preserves individual rights.

Key Terms & People


Using the resources listed below, write a definition for each of the following terms or people .Typed and printed-This is page one/You must know the Bill of rights

  • popular sovereignty
  • legislative branch
  • bicameral
  • bill
  • veto
  • executive branch
  • impeach (NEW VIDEO!!!)
  • judicial branch
  • checks and balances
  • amendment
  • Bill of Rights
  • NEW!!! - limited government
  • NEW!!! - separation of powers
  • SHAYS REBELLION-page 161
  • NEW!!! - federalism
  • Citizenship/responsibilities

Main Ideas


Answer the following questions . This is page two. The answers may be written as a complete paragraph, as a list, or as a picture/diagram. Typed and due on test day next week
  1. Describe the basic law making process? How does a bill become a law? (Also see Schoolhouse Rock video and lyrics).
  2. Make a concise listing of the powers for each of the following branches of government: Legislative, Executive, and Judicial. (Once you have completed your research on this topic, test your knowledge here).
  3. How does separating the powers between the three branches of government enable a system of checks and balances to take place.
  4. NEW!!! - Identify how the constitution provides for the advantages of a common market or “free-trade-zone” to exist amongst the states.
  5. NEW!!! - Analyze the shared powers that exist between the national and state governments in a federalist system.

Resources

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  • Constitutional Principles

Schoolhouse Rock

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Gun article/questions 1-4




Please read holt, Chapter 5, section 4 Ratifying the constitution.Write a definition of each blue word you see in your SS notebook. Due Thursday.


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LEASE WRITE DEFINITIONS TO KEY TERMS AND ANSWER QUESTIONS 1-5 ON MAIN PAGE. PLEASE WATCH THE VIDEOS AT THE BOTTOM.POST BY WEDNESDAY