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Bell Ringer- when done practice words on Quia Record the Definitions of: Republic Articles of Confederation Constitution- The “rule book” for our country Executive Branch- the President, enforces the laws Legislative Branch – Congress, makes the laws Judicial Branch- Court, interprets and reviews the laws
Wanted: A government that… much Has enough ________ to do its job Has enough ________ to do its job Doesn’t give anyone too ______ power Doesn’t give anyone too ______ power Considers the needs of all _________ Considers the needs of all _________ Lets people have a ________ Lets people have a ________ Protects individual __________ Protects individual __________ say states power rights
In 1777, the Americans wrote their first plan for government in a document called the ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION
A confederation is a _________ of individuals _______ together for a _________. The Articles of Confederation group united purpose
Each state was _________________ and had its own ________________. Each state was _________________ and had its own ________________. Each state would send _______________ to the “Congress of the Confederation.” Each state would send _______________ to the “Congress of the Confederation.” The Congress was the only ____________ government. There was no ___________. The Congress was the only ____________ government. There was no ___________. In Congress, each state got _______ vote. In Congress, each state got _______ vote. independent government representatives central President one The Articles of Confederation
Congress had no way to __________ its _______! Congress had no way to __________ its _______! Congress had no power to collect _________ to pay for the military! Congress had no power to collect _________ to pay for the military! The Articles could only be _________ if ______ the states agreed! The Articles could only be _________ if ______ the states agreed! States get to keep their ______ and ____________ States get to keep their ______ and ____________ No _____________ telling the states what to do No _____________ telling the states what to do Congress had the power to create a _________ to ________all the states Congress had the power to create a _________ to ________all the states A Rocky Relationship Hey, this sounds great!Wait! Not so fast… independencepower government military protect enforcelaws taxes changed ALL
Everyone thought the central government should have more power. True False
Some people were afraid states might lose their independence. True False
Different states had different needs for government to meet. True False
The states all got along with each other. True False
The government created by the Articles of Confederation had everything under control among the states. True False
You’re Invited!! The Articles of Confederation aren’t working and the Confederation Congress needs YOU to get everyone together Your Task is to create INVITATIONS to the Constitutional Convention ( using Microsoft publisher and pg 228- 230) You will need to include: When and where it will take place What is going to happen there The Very Important People that will also be attending (real ppl) One historic picture and a Catchy Title
Bell Ringer On the “ Constitution Vocabulary- Unit 4” paper Record the Definitions of: Great Compromise 3/5’s Compromise Checks and Balances Popular Sovereignty Bicameral- two houses in congress Federalism
Articles of Confederation New Idea A New Idea! 1 Branch Legislative—makes laws 3 Branches
The Virginia Plan The New Jersey Plan Battle of the Plans Legislative branch has ___ “chambers” Legislative branch has ___ “chambers” Number of votes for each state depends on the state’s ___________ Number of votes for each state depends on the state’s ___________ ________ states would have more power ________ states would have more power population 2 Larger Legislative branch has ___ “chamber” Legislative branch has ___ “chamber” Each state gets ___ vote Each state gets ___ vote ________ states would have more power ________ states would have more power 1 Smaller 1 (Virginia was a large state, and New Jersey was a small state. Surprise!)
Legislative: Makes laws Judicial: Interprets laws Executive: Carries out laws Divide Congress Into Two Houses Senate House of Representatives Each state gets 2 votes. The more people the state has, the more votes it gets! The Constitution Solution This is the Great Compromise! What about slaves? How do they count??? Look up the 3/5s Compromise!
THE CONSTITUTION SOLUTION: POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY QUICK QUIZ!
Bell Ringer Record the following words + definitions: Elastic Clause (pg 254- between the pictures) Federalist- a person who supports the Constitution Anti-Federalist: a person who does not support the Constitution Amendment- a change to the Constitution Core 3- Federalism When done, practice them on quia…vocab quiz thurs!
The Articles required states to treat citizens from other states the same as their own citizens. True False
The Constitution requires each state to treat ________ of other states the ______ as it treats its own citizens. citizens same
How many states had to agree in order for the Articles of Confederation to be changed? All states A majority of states
The Constitution can be changed if ________________ of the members of Congress and ________________ of the states agree. two-thirds (2/3) three-fourths (3/4)
The Articles of Confederation required states to follow the laws Congress passed. True False
The Constitution says that the laws passed by Congress are _________ to laws passed by the _______. superior states
Under the Constitution, laws are made by the _______ branch. AB executive legislative
Under the Constitution, laws passed by Congress are ___ to state laws. AB superior inferior
Under the Constitution, Congress has ______. AB 1 chamber 2 chambers
Under the Constitution, each state gets two votes in the _______. A B House of Representatives Senate
Under the Constitution, the number of votes each state gets in the House of Representatives is based on its _____. A B Population Taxes
Under the Constitution, a change to the Constitution must be approved by ____. A B All States ¾ of States
THEY HAD TO HAVE ALL THE STATES VOTE ON IT AND RATIFY IT!! Once they wrote up the Constitution…
Federalist v. Anti-Federalist Supported Central*Supported state governmentpower Favored separation*Wanted Congress of powers into to have more power three branches than the Executive Wanted a president*Feared a strong executive would become abusive (The Federalist Papers)*Wanted a list of rights to protect the people
Bill of Rights (modern English) 1- Freedom of the Press, Speech, Religion, of Assembly, of Petition 2- Right to own a gun 3- No soldiers can be forced in your house without consent 4- no illegal search and seizure (need warrant or probable cause) 5- Your rights when accused of a crime (not tried for the same crime twice, fair treatment in court, don’t have to speak against yourself in court)
Bill of Rights Cont’d 6- Right to a speedy trial 7- Right to a jury of your peers when on trial 8- No Cruel or unusual punishment, or excessive bail 9- These amendments and the Constitution can not be used to take away people’s universal rights 10- All powers not listed in the Constitution will be state powers (education, marriage, etc)
Bell Ringer Practice the Constitution Unit Vocabulary on quia or zondle for approx. 10 minutes
May withhold funding for presidential initiatives What is obamacare? What was the government shutdown? How was it shown in the news? Do you think the government shutdown was worth it?
Explore our Government! Go to www.icivics.orgwww.icivics.org On the top right, Search “The Constitution Rules” Click on the first webquest Answer questions in complete sentences on a separate sheet of paper (preamble is on pg 248 in txbk) Then Search “you be the judge” Click on the first webquest Answer questions in complete sentences on a separate sheet of paper Turn in when done
NEW SEATS Find your name on the blue post it note on the table
Bell ringer On the space on the top or bottom of the handout ‘Electoral Process’, answer the question: What makes a good citizen? Please take out a highlighter when done
Bill of Rights Picture Book You will create a powerpoint ‘picture book’ that illustrates your rights as a citizen of the US Each slide will illustrate an amendment- make sure to label which one it is! You may not use more than one word per slide You may have to use more than one picture or symbol to get the point across Only school appropriate pictures allowed You do not need to cite these pictures +
Vocabulary Quiz Please log in to Quia Open the assignment “ Constitution Vocab Quiz” Secret Word: _________________________ When you’re done, please go to edmodo and read the links under 2 nd Amendment Debate NC’s gun law, Guns in parks and bars, NRA position
What’s the big deal with the 2 nd Amendment? Should Restrict/Ban GunsShould NOT ban guns
Bell Ringer You should have someone else’s Citizenship paper in front of you Please sign the bottom When done, please place the number correct over 30 If they did not write their FULL name, take off a point Ex) 29/30
If we don’t have a king, who is America’s ruler? Have you ever wondered… What challenges did Washington face as our nation’s first president? How did the people feel about having a president instead of a king? Was the transfer of power to a new president easy? To answer these questions, we must look at what our country’s first two presidents did
President Scramble You will be assigned to a group of three Your group will be given a president and one of his terms to create a quick poster on You MUST read the given information as a group from Edmodo and include the BOLDED/UNDERLINED words on your poster with an explanation You must include the dates of that term as president ( a presidential term is only 4 years!) You must include two drawings- not traced- of that term
President Scramble Everyone: Go to edmodo, open ‘President Scramble Read ONLY your section together White paper= George Washington’s 1 st Term Blue Paper = George Washington’s 2 nd Term Yellow Paper = John Adams’s term as president You MUST read the given information as a group from Edmodo and include the BOLDED/UNDERLINED words/phrases on your poster with an explanation! You must include the dates of that term as president ( a presidential term is only 4 years!)- You must include two drawings- not traced- of something from that term
President Scramble Now that your group’s poster is finished, you need to assign a number 1 through 3 to each group member
Bell Ringer Open your laptop and go to Quia Go to ‘ The US Congress and its Role in Government’ Read through he given reading Secret Word: ________________________ When done, take out the movie questions from yesterday and close the laptop
Thomas Jefferson as President Thomas Jefferson was president from 1801-1809 One of the most significant things he did for our nation was the Louisiana Purchase in 1803 With your table partner and pages 318- 323 in the Red Textbook, complete the crossword puzzle! The first 3 groups done get an extra credit point on their test this MONDAY
Bell Ringer Take out a sheet of paper, put your name at the top We will be doing a QUICK WRITE You will have 7 minutes to write as much as you can in answering the question below What were the successes and challenges America faced as a new nation? Constitution, Articles of Confederation, George Washington’s presidency, John Adams’ presidency– the more details the better!! Be sure to have both!
Join the Lewis and Clark Expedition! Go to www.usmint.gov/kids/games/www.usmint.gov/kids/games/ Click on ‘Lewis and Clark Adventure’ Play the games and either during the games or after, use the information and links provided to answer the questions on your sheet 20 minutes! Please answer the QUESTIONS first!
Benchmark Log in to Quia Go to 8 th Grade Social studies benchmark This will count as a test or class work grade Secret Word: __________________________ When done, create a unit 4 vocab powerpoint. Have the word definition and picture for Impressment and Embargo Act of 1807, Treaty of Ghent
Bell Ringer Brain pop Log in to quia Go to “The Role of American Political Parties” Secret Word:________________________ When done, read a book!
War of 1812 Go to Edmodo Open the link to “Perspectives on the War of 1812” Use the link to help you answer the questions in your packet It will read out loud for you- you may use headphones if you want! Turn in when done… Test on Monday! Short Review Tmrw