Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Preview11/14/14 Which principle of U.S. government is most clearly reflected in the amendment above? 9. Which principle of U.S. government is most clearly.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "Preview11/14/14 Which principle of U.S. government is most clearly reflected in the amendment above? 9. Which principle of U.S. government is most clearly."— Presentation transcript:

1 Preview11/14/14 Which 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?

2 10. Patrick Henry opposed ratifying the U.S. Constitution because he believed that under it-

3 13. The purpose of the amending process in the U.S. Constitution as seen above was to ---

4 15. Those in favor of ratifying the U.S. Constitution would most likely respond to this concern by point out that---

5 Which of the following would have the check on the authority of the president to “declare executive actions unconstitutional”

6 18. Which of the following constitutional principles establishes that the authority given to the government comes from the people?

7 Learning Target You will learn to identify the problems faced during George Washington’s presidency.

8 Success Criteria You 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.

9 The Presidency of George Washington (Give me 4 minutes of complete attention) Read page Purpose: 1.To identify the challenges Washington and our nation faced 2.To identify what Washington did to define the new central government Strategy: Note the major challenges Washington faced AND note what Washington did to define the new central government Check: your notes with your partner

10 Problems George Washington Faced 1.Define the authority of the central government 2.Create a stable economic system 3.Build a military 4.Maintain national security 5.Conduct foreign relations 6.Enter into treaties with several Indian tribes

11 Defining the new central government Washington created something called a Cabinet A 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 president The first cabinets and cabinet members were: ●Secretary of State - Thomas Jefferson ●Secretary of Treasury - Alexander Hamilton ●Secretary of War - Henry Knox ●Attorney General - Edmund Randolph

12 Rebellion What are some things that make you want to rebel? Think about your response for 20 seconds Write your answer: I want to rebel when...

13 Is 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 _____________.

14 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.

15 Challengers of the new central government The Whiskey Rebellion of 1794 Read the article on The Whiskey Rebellion Purpose: to learn the reasons for the rebellion and the way the government reacted to the rebellion Strategy: highlight and annotate at least 3 important things you read

16 Primary Documents Read the excerpts from the primary documents Purpose: to understand the perspective of the government official AND the rebels Strategy: underline/highlight words/phrases/sentences that help you understand the stance of the writer

17 Critical Questions THINK: 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 ___________.

18 Critical Questions THINK: 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 _________.

19 Critical Questions THINK: 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 ___________.

20 Learning Target You will learn to identify the problems faced during George Washington’s presidency.

21 Success Criteria You 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.

22 Closing task Regardless of your opinion about the events surrounding The Whiskey Rebellion of 1794, it is undeniable that the rebellion was a problem in America.

23 Closing Task THINK: 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.


Download ppt "Preview11/14/14 Which principle of U.S. government is most clearly reflected in the amendment above? 9. Which principle of U.S. government is most clearly."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google