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1 P TYPE IN YOUR ANSWERS…. NUMBER ONE IS COMPLETED FOR YOU! Unit One

2 What were the British colonies in America like in the 1770s? 1. List European nations that set up colonies in America? 2. According to the reading what does being a subject mean? 3. Name of the Native American people who lived along the Eastern seacoast? 4. What is the best known league?

3 5. The Iroquois League inhabitated in what modern state? 6. What was the population in 1790? 7. Name the 3 largest cities in the colonies?

4 8. 90% of colonist were what? 9. What does self-sufficient mean? 10. Men and women who sold their labor in exchange for the cost of the trip from Europe to the colonies?

5 11. How was the typical colonial family different from the families in Europe? 12. What percentage of the population was held in slavery? 13. The population of the colonies was diverse. Explain?

6 Ideas for Discussion p What did Crevecoeur like about life in the colonies? 2. What rights did he enjoy?

7 14. Were class differences important in the colonies? 15. How much land did a white male have to own in order to vote? 16. How did the colonists view themselves? 17. Who were the Founders?

8 Lesson Review p What difference did gender, race, and wealth make to people in colonial society? 4. What rights did colonists value?

9 Internet activity What was life in the colonies like for the following groups: Children and adolescents Indentured servants Native Americans People held in slavery Women

10 Why do we need government p What were the Founders students of? 2. Briefly describe John Locke? 3. Living in a state of nature. What does this mean, and what would life be like in a state of nature?

11 4. The ideas of Locke are used in what American documents? 5. List the natural rights… 6. According to Locke, why were governments formed?

12 7. What does consent mean? 8. What is a social contract?

13 Lesson Review p What is the main purpose of government according to John Locke?

14 Internet Activity p. 20 #2. Draw a cartoon that illustrates what life might be like in a state of nature. Use your cartoon to illustrate why we need government?

15 What is republican government? P A country that has a government in which power is held by the people who elects representatives? 2. How long did the Roman Republic last? 3. Who shared the power to govern in the Roman Republic?

16 4. Representatives should make laws that serve? 5. How are representatives responsible to the people? 6. What are possible disadvantages of republican government?

17 7. What is James Madison often called? Why? 8. Madison believed that members of government should be elected by a ________ number of people rather than a ________ number or favored group. 9. Who was Cincinnatus and what did he do for the people of Rome?

18 10. Why is civic virtue important? 11. According to the Founders why did the Roman Republic fail?

19 Lesson Review p How were the values of republican government promoted in the colonies? Why were these values promoted?

20 Internet Activity #2. Many government buildings in Washington, D.C., and many state capitols across the country look like Greek or Roman buildings. Find photographs of government buildings. Compare them with drawings or photographs of ancient Greek or Roman buildings. Explain how this architectural style in our country symbolizes the influences of ancient Greece or Rome on the Founders

21 What is constitutional government? P A ___________ is the legal framework for government? 2. What does constitutional government mean? 3. Governments of unlimited power are known as?

22 4. The constitution is a higher law. Explain? 5. In The tragedy of Antigone, who does Antigone disobey? 6. What happens to Antigone?

23 Lesson Review p. 40 #4. Identify two areas of private life in which you think government should not interfere. Explain why you think government should not intrude in these areas.

24 Internet Activity #3. On this slide, provide examples of constitutional government and dictatorial government.

25 How can we organize government to prevent the abuse of power? P How does our government prevent the abuse of power? 2. From p. 43 list 3 founding fathers? 3. List the 3 branches of government and what power does each hold?

26 4. What branch is Congress? 5. List the two houses in Congress? 6. What is the name of a proposed law?

27 Lesson Review p How does a system of separation of powers work?

28 Internet Activity #2. On this slide display pictures, graphs and news articles illustrating separation of powers and checks and balances.


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