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Monday October 18, 2010 1.New Warm Ups: The first constitution of the United States of America was the a.Declaration of Independence. b.Articles of Confederation.

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1 Monday October 18, New Warm Ups: The first constitution of the United States of America was the a.Declaration of Independence. b.Articles of Confederation. c.Mayflower Compact. d.Bill of Rights. 2.Absent students: finish poster 3.P Problem Statement Worksheet 1.Work with row partner

2 Tuesday October 19, Which of the following is a duty of American citizens? a.to hold public office b. to be informed about the government c. to vote d.to pay taxes 2.P Problem Statement Worksheet 1.Work with row partner 2.Review & Turn in 3.P Read We the People: Articles of Confederation 1.Handout 10-1 Problems

3 Wednesday October 20, Shays' Rebellion reflected the discontent of a.merchants towards the Confederation government. b.farmers towards the Confederation government. c.the state legislatures towards the citizens. d.government leaders towards Britain. 2.We the People: Handout 10-1 Due 3.P Map of NW Territory 1.Label, Color and answer questions. 2.Due end of period 4.P HW: Decisions: Constitutional Convention wkst. 1.Due tomorrow

4 1.Color & Label Map 2.Create a key 3.Answer questions using map.

5 Thursday October 21, What law passed by Congress under the Articles of Confederation established a way for surveying western lands? a.the Northwest Ordinance b.the Great Compromise c.the Ordinance of 1785 d.the Three-Fifths Compromise 2.Decisions: Constitutional Convention wkst. 1.Review & Turn in 3.P Workbook pages Due Tomorrow

6 Friday October 22, Which of the following describes a provision of the Northwest Ordinance? a.People petitioned for statehood after the population of a territory reached 60,000. b.Personal freedoms were not protected by the Northwest Ordinance. c.Slavery was allowed in the territories set up by the ordinance. d.The ordinance created the possibility for the establishment of only one new state. 2.Turn in Workbook pages 3.Constitution Pretest 1.Take 2.Review

7 Monday October 25, Who is called the Father of the Constitution? a.George Washingtonc. James Madison b.Edmund Randolphd.d. Thomas Jefferson 2. Constitution Pretest 1.Finish & Review 3. P Changes in Electoral Votes Wkst

8 Tuesday October 26, Which of the following is an enumerated power guaranteed by the Constitution? a.pass marriage lawsc.coin money b.collect taxesd.establish schools 1.Review & Turn in Changes in Electoral Votes Wkst 2.P Constitution Vocabulary 1.Define

9 Constitution Vocabulary Anti- Federalist Individuals who opposed approval of the Constitution.

10 Anti- Federalist AmendmentAppropriate Article Bicameral Concurrent powers Constituent Enumerated powers Executive branch Federalist House of Representatives Impeach Implied powers Judicial Branch Judicial review

11 Legislative branch Levy Naturalization Ordinance Preamble Revenue Republicanism Ratify Reserved powers Regulate SenateSovereignty Supreme Court Tariff Unconstitutional

12 Wednesday October 27, The Three-Fifths Compromise addressed the problem of a.representation of smaller states in Congress. b.ratifying the new Constitution. c.how to include enslaved people in population counts. d.adding a bill of rights. 2.P Constitutional Compromises 1.Discuss with partners & Record solution

13 Thursday October 28, The Great Compromise resolved the problem of a.slavery in the states. b.ratifying the new Constitution. c.adding a bill of rights. d.state representation in Congress. 2.P Review Compromises & Take notes 3.P Study for warm up quiz & Vocab Bingo

14 Friday October 29, Warm Up Quiz 2.Constitution Vocab Bingo

15 Monday November 1, Why did Governor Morris begin the Preamble of the Constitution with the phrase “We the People”? a.to emphasize state divisions b.to represent the Framers of the Constitution c.to remain anonymous d.to emphasize the unity of people from every state 2.Tree Map of the Preamble a.Work on in class & turn in 3.P Tree map of Major principals of Constitution 1.Start in class finish for HW

16 Tuesday November 2, Which major principle of the Constitution prevents any single group or institution from gaining too much authority? a.checks and balances b.popular sovereignty c.individual rights d.separation of powers 2.Review& turn in Major Principals of Constitution 3.P Workbook pgs Start in class & Finish at Home

17 Wednesday November 3, The “commerce clause” in the Constitution allows Congress to a.expand its powers in many areas. b.check the powers of the judicial branch. c.approve amendments to the Constitution. d.check the powers of the executive branch. 2.Review & Turn in Workbook pages 3.P A Living Constitution Posters 1.There are 4 ways the Constitution can be changed to meet current needs. 2.Create a poster describing the four ways in writing and visually. Use a historical example. 3.Be sure to use YOUR own words, not the textbook’s 4.Due Tomorrow end of period

18 Implied Powers & Commerce Clause Picture to explain it -Written description of how it works -Real life example A Living Constitution Amendments -Written description of how it works -Real life example Presidential Powers Picture to explain it -Written description of how it works -Real life example Judicial Review Picture to explain it -Written description of how it works -Real life example

19 Thursday November 4, Amendments to the Constitution a.are very difficult to propose and ratify. b.can only be proposed by a two-thirds vote of both houses of Congress. c.can only be proposed by a Constitutional Convention. d.both A and C 2.P A Living Constitution Posters 1.Be sure to use YOUR own words, not the textbook’s 2.Due End of Period 3.P Add Pictures to Vocabulary 1.Vocabulary & Warm Up Quiz Next Friday 2.You will turn in vocab sheet before test

20 Friday November 5, The sharing of power between federal and state governments is called a.anti-federalism.c.federalism. b.communism.d.republicanism. 1.We the People p Cloze reading 2.Answer Lesson Review Question 2.P Vocabulary & Warm Up Quiz Next Friday


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