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1Preview 11/14/14Which principle of U.S. government is most clearly reflected in the amendment above?9. Which principle of U.S. government is most clearly reflected in the amendment above?
210. Patrick Henry opposed ratifying the U. S 10. Patrick Henry opposed ratifying the U.S. Constitution because he believed that under it-
313. The purpose of the amending process in the U. S 13. The purpose of the amending process in the U.S. Constitution as seen above was to ---
415. Those in favor of ratifying the U. S 15. Those in favor of ratifying the U.S. Constitution would most likely respond to this concern by point out that---
5Which of the following would have the check on the authority of the president to “declare executive actions unconstitutional”
618. Which of the following constitutional principles establishes that the authority given to the government comes from the people?
7Learning TargetYou will learn to identify the problems faced during George Washington’s presidency.
8Success CriteriaYou will create a list of problems of the early Republic under George Washington and write to explain why it was important to overcome these problems for the success of the United States.
9The Presidency of George Washington (Give me 4 minutes of complete attention) Read pagePurpose:To identify the challenges Washington and our nation facedTo identify what Washington did to define the new central governmentStrategy: Note the major challenges Washington faced AND note what Washington did to define the new central governmentCheck: your notes with your partner
10Problems George Washington Faced Define the authority of the central governmentCreate a stable economic systemBuild a militaryMaintain national securityConduct foreign relationsEnter into treaties with several Indian tribes
11Defining the new central government Washington created something called a CabinetA cabinet is a collection of advisors and officials in charge of a specific department of the executive branch; they are to serve and assist the presidentThe first cabinets and cabinet members were:Secretary of State - Thomas JeffersonSecretary of Treasury - Alexander HamiltonSecretary of War - Henry KnoxAttorney General - Edmund Randolph
12Rebellion What are some things that make you want to rebel? Think about your response for 20 secondsWrite your answer: I want to rebel when...
13Is it ever OK for U.S. citizens to rebel against the government? Think about your response for 20 seconds.Write your answer using one of the following:U.S. citizens are right to rebel if _____________.U.S. citizens should never rebel because _____________.
14Partner A, turn to partner B and share your answer Partner A, turn to partner B and share your answer. Try to read your answer to your partner exactly as you wrote it.After you read your answer, continue to explain how you feel about your belief.Please talk about your stance for the full 30 seconds.Partner B, write down one important thing you heard your partner say.
15Challengers of the new central government The Whiskey Rebellion of 1794Read the article on The Whiskey RebellionPurpose: to learn the reasons for the rebellion and the way the government reacted to the rebellionStrategy: highlight and annotate at least 3 important things you read
16Primary Documents Read the excerpts from the primary documents Purpose: to understand the perspective of the government official AND the rebelsStrategy: underline/highlight words/phrases/sentences that help you understand the stance of the writer
17Critical QuestionsTHINK: Were the farmers right to rebel against the government and the tax?SHARE: Farmers were right to rebel because __________ OR Farmers were wrong to rebel because ___________.
18Critical QuestionsTHINK: Were Washington and Hamilton right to use the militia (military) against the farmers?WRITE: Washington and Hamilton were right to use the militia because _________ OR Washington and Hamilton were wrong to use the militia because _________.
19Critical QuestionsTHINK: Why did Washington and Hamilton feel they must use the militia against the farmers?SHARE: Washington and Hamilton felt they must use the militia because _________.WRITE: “Regular” people think Washington and Hamilton used the militia because ________, but historians know they used the militia because ___________.
20Learning TargetYou will learn to identify the problems faced during George Washington’s presidency.
21Success CriteriaYou will create a list of problems of the early Republic under George Washington and write to explain why it was important to overcome these problems for the success of the United States.
22Closing taskRegardless of your opinion about the events surrounding The Whiskey Rebellion of 1794, it is undeniable that the rebellion was a problem in America.
23Closing TaskTHINK: Why was it important for rebellions to be solved when America was a “young” country?WRITE: It was important for rebellions to be solved when America was a “young” country because ___________.(Non-example: It was important for rebellions to be solved when America was a “young” country because if they weren’t solved, we wouldn’t have a country today)(Example: It was important for rebellions to be solved when America was a “young” country because rebellions could have led to an overthrow of our government. Without a central government, our country would have lacked a common purpose and goal.