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September 24

posted Sep 25, 2012, 4:44 AM by Peter Knowles   [ updated Sep 25, 2012, 9:06 AM ]
There's a sub today, and it's a good day to get a head start on the next unit in this course: 
Foundations of the American Governmental System.  (Available as a PDF file here)

Take some time today to get the first assignment completed:

Chapter 1.1: Principles of Government



Government (3)

Public Policies (3)

State (4)

Sovereignty (4)


a.        How are “states” in the United States different from “states” such as China, Brazil, and Italy? (4)

b.        What different theories are there about the reasons governments developed? (5-6)

c.        How does the Preamble to the Constitution identify 6 purposes of our form of government? (7-8)

Tomorrow we get going in earnest, so make sure YOU'RE ready.