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    U.S. Government

    GO HERE FOR NEW UNIT---->First Years of the United States



    https://play.kahoot.it/#/k/2574ac06-7acc-4c6f-920c-452d8201a1e8


    Download file "Screen Shot 2016-04-01 at 2.35.06 PM.png"




    Go to KAHOOT and search US GOVERNMENT GALLO SS7. Play and study!!




    QUIZ MONDAY!!! STUDY!!!!

    Friday, April 1st, 2016

    DO NOW:

    1. What Amendment guarantees your right to own a gun?
    2. Which Amendment says you have the right to Assemble?
    3. Which group wanted the Bill of Rights?

    CLASSWORK:

    Download file "US GOVERNMENT REVIEW QUESTIONS--FILLED IN.docx"



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    Thursday, March 31st

    DO NOW:

    Hand in your Bill of Rights Worksheet on MBC.

    CLASSWORK:

    Use the link--->Presidential Elections

    DO these documents...

    Download file "Presidential Elections 1.pdf"

    Be sure to finish!

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    Wednesday, March 30th, 2016


    DO NOW:

    Have your classwork out from yesterday.

    Answer:
    1. What was the difference between a Federalist and Anti-Federalist?
    2. What is the Bill of Rights?
    3. What does it mean to "Plead the 5th"?
    4. What is "Due Process"?


    CLASSWORK:

    Download file "Bill of rights worksheet-1.doc"

    Download file "Bill of Rights FIll In.pdf"

    Download file "Bill of Rights Reading.pdf"

    Homework:

    Finish Classwork.


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    Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

    DO NOW:

    Have your Three Branches sheets out and work on them.

    CLASSWORK:

    Download file "BILL OF RIGHTS--TEXTBOOK SUMMARY 1.pdf"


    Homework:

    Finish the classwork.


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    Tuesday, March 15th, 2016
    DO NOW:

    Please review your Executive Branch work from yesterday.

    CLASSWORK:

    Take out your Three Branches Word doc and regroup. Finish through Legislative Branch today!


    Homework:

    Work on Classwork!



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    March 14th, 2016

    DO NOW:

    Take out all of the classwork from last week: Executive, Legislative, and Judicial Branch Readings.
    -Look through them. Answer any questions you missed or didn't do.


    CLASSWORK:
    Download file "Three Branches Worksheets.docx"


    HOMEWORK:

    None.


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    Friday, March 11th, 2016

    DO NOW:

    Have your classwork from yesterday out.

    Answer:

    1. What are the qualifications needed to be the President of the United States?
    2. How long is the term of a president? How many terms are they allowed to be in office?
    3. What is the main job of the president?
    4. What check or balance does the legislative branch have on the executive branch? (Think laws, appointments/nominees)

    CLASSWORK:

    Download file "BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT-judicial II.PDF"


    HOMEWORK:

    Finish Classwork.

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    Thursday, March 10th, 2016

    DO NOW:

    Have your work from Tuesday out. Will be checked.

    Answer:
    1. Who is your House of Representative person where you live?
    2. Who are the Two Senators from NY State?
    3. What is a VETO? An OVERRIDE? These are examples of principle of government?

    CLASSWORK:

    Download file "BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT--Executive Branch.pdf"


    HOMEWORK:

    Finish Classwork.


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    Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

    DO NOW:

    Please have your work out from yesterday.

    CLASSWORK:

    Download file "LEGISLATIVE BRANCH READING.pdf"
    Download file "BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT CHART- unfilled.pdf"


    Homework:
    Finish classwork

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    Monday, March 7th, 2016

    DO NOW:
    Have your Brainpop open to be checked.
    Answer...
    1. Give the three branches of government.
    2. Give the parts of the three branches....
    3. Who makes the laws of the United States?

    CLASSWORK:
    Download file "Branches of Government Text Summary 1.pdf"


    HOMEWORK:

    Finish Classwork !


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    Friday, March 4th, 2016

    DO NOW:

    Finish quiz from yesterday/See me if you have not taken it.



    CLASSWORK:
    https://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/usgovernment/branchesofgovernment/

    Download file "Threebranches Brainpop.pdf"

    Homework:
    Finish Brainpop Video and pdfs.

    Download file "Review Sheet For Government Quiz.docx"





    TEST MOVED TO THURSDAY!!!

    Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

    DO NOW:

    Answer:
    1. Give two of the principles that are underlying the US Constitution.
    2. Why did the Founders fear making a tyrant under the new government?
    3. How did the Great Compromise solved the problem with representation between Big and Small States?
    4. Explain how the 3/5 Compromise solved the issue of representation with Slaves?

    CLASSWORK:
    Download file "Ratifying the Constitution.doc"


    HOMEWORK:

    Download file "REVIEW QUESTIONS FOR QUIZ.docx"
    Work on review sheet.

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    Monday, February 29th, 2016



    Please download and watch movie ---->US CONSTITUTION

    Download file "US CONSTITUTION BRAINPOP.pdf"


    Finish all documents related to movie. If not in class, then for homework.


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    Friday, February 26th, 2016

    GOVERNMENT QUIZ Wednesday

    DO NOW:

    1. Explain the difference between the Virginia Plan and the New Jersey Plan.


    CLASSWORK:


    Download file "3:5ths Compromise.pdf"


    HOMEWORK:
    NONE.

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    Thursday, February 25th, 2016


    DO NOW:
    Please turn in your questions (15-30) from the New US Government Reading part II on MBC.

    Answer:
    1. What was the first US Constitution? The second?
    2. Why was the first Constitution made so weak? Give three examples of HOW it was made weak.
    3. What was SHAY'S Rebellion? What happened?
    4. What affect did SHAY'S Rebellion have on convincing people the government was to weak?
    5. What is Federalism? How did it divide power?
    6. What are CONCURRENT POWERS? Give two examples.
    7. What were two powers Delegated to the National/Central Government under Federalism?
    8. What were two powers Reserved for the States under Federalism?
    9. Which plan was considered the BIG state plan for deciding representation under the new constitution? The SMALL state plan?
    10. What does BI-Cameral Mean?
    11. What was the Great Compromise? Give details.

    CLASSWORK:

    Download file "COMPROMISE 3:5 --NOTES AND QUESTIONS.docx"

    HOMEWORK:

    NONE.


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    Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

    DO NOW:

    Turn in questions 1-14 from NEW GOVERNMENT READING PART II on MBC

    Download and Answer.

    Download file "FEDERALISM-- VENN DIAGRAM--FIlled in.pdf"


    CLASSWORK:
    Download file "great compromise summary.docx"

    Download file "GREAT COMPROMISE CHART--BLANK.pdf"


    Homework:
    Finish questions 15-30 from New Government Reading Part II


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    Tuesday, February 23rd, 2015

    DO NOW:

    1. What is a Constitutional Convention?

    2. What was the first constitution of the United States?


    CLASSWORK:

    Download.

    Download file "US GOVERNMENT I.notebook"


    Download file "US GOVERNMENT READING PART II--QUESTIONS.docx"

    Download file "US GOVERNMENT READING PART II.PDF"


    HOMEWORK:

    Finish Questions 1-14.

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    Thursday, February 11th, 2016


    DO NOW:

    Answer these questions on PART II of the Shays' Rebellion Movie. Turn your answers and your notes and synapsis (gist) on MBC.



    Download file "REVIEW QUESTIONS FOR QUIZ.docx"
    Download file "Review Sheet For Government Quiz.docx"
    Download file "Review Sheet For Government Quiz.docx"

    A Nation in Chaos

    7. Conflict began to arise between the western Massachusetts ______________ and the debtor ____________.

    8. Why were farmers in trouble after the war ended?

    9. What could happen if they didn’t pay their mortgages?

    Seeds of Rebellion

    10. What could you no longer do if you lost your farm?

    11. Although Samuel Adams had begun the Sons of Liberty before the Revolution, how did he begin to view uprisings after being elected Senate?

    12. What prized possession did Shays have to sell off to help feed his family?

    13. In 1786, who made up most of the militia that Shays began to train?




    CLASSWORK:

    -Watch Part III of Shays' Rebellion. Take notes!!! 10 Bullets. Write the Gist!






    HOMEWORK: Finish Notes and Gist of Movie.


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    Wednesday, February 10th, 2016


    DO NOW: Please turn in the notes and synapsis of Part 1 video on MBC. Then answer these questions based on the video from last night:

    1. True of False: Washington stepped away from power after the Revolutionary War.

    America After the Revolution

    2. What kind of problems did America experience after the war?

    3. What could Congress run under the Articles of Confederation?

    Samuel Adams

    4. What didn’t Samuel Adams like about the Continental Congress after the Treaty of Paris was signed?

    Daniel Shays

    5. What was one of the battles Daniel Shays fought in during the Revolutionary War?

    6. What was Shays’ job before the Revolution?

    CLASSWORK & HOMEWORK:


    PART 2 of Shay's Rebellion......Watch and take notes......



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    Tuesday, February 9th, 2016


    DO NOW:

    Have your classwork out from yesterday's class.


    Answer:

    1. What were two powers of the Central, national, federal government under the Articles of Confederation?

    2. What were two land laws made by the government during this time?

    3. List two problems with the national, federal, central government under the Articles of Confederation.


    Classwork:

    watch---> PART 1 of Shay's Rebellion (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEoeK5MvEdY)


    HOMEWORK:
    Take notes on video. 10 bullets. Write a brief Synapsis---(gist)--- of the video.


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    Monday, February 8th, 2015


    DO NOW:

    Please have your charts from the Articles of Confederation reading out.

    1. Name the 1st constitution of America.

    2. Why was it made weak?

    3. What was the major worry of the founding fathers in developing a new government?


    CLASSWORK:

    Download file "US GOVERNMENT Textbook Summary Section 1  .pdf"


    Homework:

    Finish Classwork.


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    Thursday, February 4th, 2016


    DO NOW: Have your homework out.

    Answer the following:

    1. What was the first Constitution (blue print or plan for government) for America?

    2. List three problems the new nation faced after the war>

    3. Why did the states make a federal government so weak under the Articles of Confederation?


    CLASSWORK:

    Download file "ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION  1 READING, QUESTIONS.PDF"


    Homework:


    Using yesterday's reading "Weaknesses of the Confederation" write a paragraph describing at least three weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation. Focus on the problems the government had functioning to do its job.


    Hand in on MBC when finished.


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    Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016


    DO NOW:

    Please Copy and Paste your answer to the questions from Yesterday's classwork into MBC.


    Answer:

    Use yesterday's classwork/last nights questions to answer the following:

    Give a bulleted list of problems the country faced after the American Revolution. Which one was most important? WHY?


    CLASSWORK:


    Download file "ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION  1 READING, QUESTIONS.PDF"


    HOMEWORK:


    Finish Multiple Choice Questions 1-5 from classwork.


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    Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016


    DO NOW:

    Watch the video, (https://www.studentnewsdaily.com/2016-presidential-election/) Read (and LOOK UP if you need to) the following:

    -What is a Primary?

    -Why do we have primaries?

    -Who is running in the primaries for their parties nomination-- Democrat and Republican?--Only give the top two/three candidates for each party.


    CLASSWORK:

    Download file "US GOVERNMENT READING PART I.pdf"

    Download file "US GOVERNMENT READING PART I-- Questions"


    HOMEWORK:

    Finish Reading questions from Classwork.


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    Monday, February 1st, 2016


    DO NOW: The following are key questions for our unit.

    Think about what a government is.....

    ---What is the role of Government in a society?

    ---What does Government do for you? Your family? For the lives of all of its citizens?

    ---How do we as citizens ensure (make sure) that government does what it is suppose to?


    CLASSWORK:

    Please download and read the document "Why Do We Need Government?" pdf. Read and answer all of the questions that are boxed in. Please put your answers on a Word file. Be prepared to hand in tomorrow on MBC.


    Download file "Why do We Need a Government?.pdf"


    HOMEWORK:

    Finish the classwork document.



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTtV9-8jj8k

    http://www.schooltube.com/video/bb7c063c03992bc6fa30/Constitutional-Convention-Compromises


    https://prezi.com/nlrzhmpbr_rb/3-branches-of-government/#share_embed



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