Homework #9

November 17, 2014

Homework #9 has two sections for you to read and answer questions about.

Section 1 is due Tuesday, November 18: https://www.docsoffreedom.org/student/readings/modern-debates-on-rights

Section 2 is due on Thursday, November 20: https://www.docsoffreedom.org/student/readings/liberty-and-equality-today

Homework #7

October 20, 2014

Homework Pack #7 has open-ended questions about your opinion based on the readings.  Be sure to answer completely with depth.

Section 1 due Tuesday: https://www.docsoffreedom.org/student/readings/elections

Section 2 due Wednesday: https://www.docsoffreedom.org/student/readings/political-parties

Section 3 due Thursday: https://www.docsoffreedom.org/student/readings/voting

Homework #6

October 14, 2014

To complete homework #6, you need to read the assigned sections on Documents of Freedom. The first section is “Rights and Responsibilities” and is due on Wednesday (https://www.docsoffreedom.org/student/readings/rights-and-responsibilities). The second section is “The Virtues Required of Citizens in a Free Society” and is due on Thursday (https://www.docsoffreedom.org/student/readings/the-virtues-required-of-citizens-in-a-free-society). Please be sure to answer all questions thoroughly and with complete sentences.

Homework for Tuesday (9/22)

September 22, 2014

Homework Pack #3 due Wednesday, September 24

Section 1:  Complete this section before class on September 23.

Read pages 181-188 from your packet handed out in class. Then answer the following questions.

  1. Define the following words as they relate to US government.

Public bill

Rider

Hearing

Pocket veto

Roll-call vote

  1. Why do you think the number of private bills has declined in recent years?

3.Does the complexity of the lawmaking process make it more or less likely that effective bills will be passed? Explain.

  1. Is it possible for all members of Congress to keep informed of all bills under consideration? What are the implications of this?

Section 3 of Homework 2–due Sept. 19

September 18, 2014

Read the section “Justice for All” on Documents of Freedom.  Then answer the prompt on your homework sheet.  Please remember that you will be turning in your homework tomorrow.  If you need to correct anything from previous days’ work, please do so.

https://www.docsoffreedom.org/student/readings/justice-for-all

Section 2 of Homework 2–due September 18

September 17, 2014

For homework tonight, please read the section “The Structure of the National Government” from the Documents of Freedom text.  Answer the questions listed on your assignment sheet.

https://www.docsoffreedom.org/student/readings/the-structure-of-the-national-government

Homework Pack #2

September 15, 2014

All the questions for Homework #2 will be turned in on Friday, September 19.

Section 1 questions are due in class on Tuesday, September 16. Read the section titled “The Constitution.” https://www.docsoffreedom.org/student/readings/the-constitution

Civic Virtues Reading for September 9

September 8, 2014

Follow the link below for the reading for tonight’s homework.  Please remember to also complete Section 1 on the homework sheet that was handed out today in class.

https://www.docsoffreedom.org/student/readings/civic-virtue-and-our-constitutional-republic

Government Reading #1

September 5, 2014

Our primary textbook for Participation in Government is online.  You can read the chapters online or download them for yourself.  I will also try to make available a few printed copies of the readings for those who prefer that.  For Monday, please read the section title “Introduction to Documents of Freedom.” You will have an assignment to complete on Monday based on this reading.

https://www.docsoffreedom.org/student/units/documents-of-freedom-introduction

Personal Budget Project

May 28, 2013

Budget spreadsheet
Use the Excel spreadsheet linked above to enter your Spending Record. Ultimately you will be creating a monthly budget for yourself considering this data.


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