(CLICK THE LINKS BELOW TO DOWNLOAD POWERPOINTS FROM PARTICIPATION IN GOVERNMENT CLASS)
Redistricting and Gerrymandering
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 Bill of Rights
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
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.