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Southaven High School

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United States Government

2017-2018

Terms 1-4

Blocks 1, 2 and 3

Happy New Year!  Welcome back!

Let's have a great term!

Expectations

Be on time.

Be productive.

Be responsible.

Be respectful.

You are responsible for your own education.

 

Grades are earned from the following warm-ups, participation, in class work, homework, lecture and discussion, current event write-ups, political cartoon analysis, projects, debates, quizzez, tests and the final exam

 The grade you earn is the one you recieve.

Tutoring Schedule

Tuesdays and Thursdays Block 4

Wednesday 7:50-8:15 am

Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us.  The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

United States Government

We will read, discuss and analyze the following

The Declaration of Independence

Thomas Jefferson

The U.S. Constitution, Articles and Sections,

Twenty Seven Amendments, framers

Tenth Amendment Federalism

The Three Branches

The Executive Branch

President, Vice President and Cabinet

Enforce the law.

The Judicial Branch

The Supreme Court

Interpret the law.

Legislative Branch

Congress

Make and pass laws.


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