Monday, September 19

posted Sep 20, 2011, 5:47 AM by Peter Knowles   [ updated Sep 20, 2011, 5:57 AM ]
Standard: 
Civics 1.1 Understand key ideals and principles of the United States, including those in the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and other fundamental documents.

Use the Chapter in Brief on page 51 to collect key ideas from Chapter 2. Use the following process
  1. Scan the headings, photographs, charts & other graphics in Section 1(p 25-30)
  2. Read the 2-3 paragraph summary of the section on page 51
  3. Write a brief summary of your own as notes; share them with a partner to compare
  4. Define the following terms from the text:
    1. limited government (26)
    2. representative government (27)
    3. bicameral (28)
    4. unicameral (29)
Repeat this process for Section 2 (p 30-35)
Define the following terms from the text:
    1. boycott (32)
    2. Second Continental Congress (33)
    3. popular sovereignty (35)
Repeat for Section 3 (p. 36-38)
Define the following terms from the text:
    1. ratification (36)
    2. Articles of Confederation (36)
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