Participation in Government: Notes, PowerPoints and Homework

PowerPoints 

(CLICK THE LINKS BELOW TO DOWNLOAD POWERPOINTS FROM PARTICIPATION IN GOVERNMENT CLASS)

 

How a Bill Becomes a Law

 

The Legislative Branch

 

 

Redistricting and Gerrymandering

Gerrymandering PowerPoint

Gerrymandering Worksheet

1. Watch the PowerPoint on Gerrymandering and  Redistricting.

2. Use the worksheets to create SEVEN districts that would make a majority of Congressional seats for your party.

 

 

 

The Constitution

http://userfiles.educatorpages.com/userfiles/brentsocialstudies/The Constitution copy.ppt

 

The Bill of Rights

The Mnemonic Bill of Rights

http://userfiles.educatorpages.com/userfiles/brentsocialstudies/Bill of Rights 3 2017 ADDON.ppt

 

 

Political Ideologies:

http://userfiles.educatorpages.com/userfiles/brentsocialstudies/political compass handout.docx


Machiavelli Assignment: Study the PowerPoint below and come up with three examples of Machiavellian thought from either your own life, history or the movies/TV

http://userfiles.educatorpages.com/userfiles/brentsocialstudies/A CHILDS MACHIAVELLI.ppt


Enlightenment Philosopher Assignment

Choose ONE of the following assignments: Due Friday 2/17. (This will be graded as an individual assignment and also will give you extra credit on your TEST on Friday.) Use your notes, the PowerPoint below and the handout below to help you.

A. Based on your notes about Hobbes, Locke and Rousseau, select one of these philosophers and, in your own words, explain why this particular thinker had the most realistic political philosophy for the time that he lived in.

B. Create a conversation between two Enlightenment philosophers (Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau) in which they discuss two topics which they disagree on.

Enlightenment Political Philosophers - PowerPoint

HANDOUT: Hobbes/Locke/Rousseau