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September 28

posted Sep 28, 2012, 4:26 AM by Peter Knowles   [ updated Sep 28, 2012, 7:02 AM ]
You had homework last night; Any questions?
If not, take this quiz to see how well you completed the assignment. Use your own memory and your own assignment, but not anything else. 

Finished with the quiz? Great. How did you do? (Remember you can check your scores in your email account and see the areas you need to work on. Retake it after today if you like).

Today we'll finish working with the homework from Wednesday, looking at the 5 main concepts introduced in that night's reading. 
They are:
  1. A recognition of the fundamental worth of every person
  2. A respect for the equality of all persons
  3. A faith in majority rule accompanied by respect for minority rights
  4. An acceptance of the necessity of compromise
  5. An insistence upon the widest degree of individual freedom
In small groups, you focused on a single concept to try to really understand it. Take some time to review with your group what you came up with. If you need more time to come up with answers, you'll have about 5-10 minutes. Then you'll be sharing your findings with the class, so be prepared to explain what you came up with to the rest of us. 
>>Open a template called Chapter1Concepts.docx to collect your ideas and those from other groups. 

HOMEWORK: Due Monday

Chapter 2.5

Ratifying the Constitution

pgs 46-49

Due 10/1


Ratification (47)

Federalists (47)

Anti-federalists (47)


a.        What were the requirements for ratification, and why was that “irregular”? (47)

b.        What were the two areas that most troubled anti-federalists about the proposed Constitution? (47)

c.        Why was support from Virginia and New York so important? (48)