Please use the following links to access the major parties’ political platforms.
Use the following Word document as a guideline for your Public Policy Project Outline. Keep it open while you are doing research and add facts to the outline as soon as you find the information. Also, record the source right away so you won’t have to search for it again later.
This Word file contains all the homework assigned for Unit 5.
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 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
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 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.
- Define the following words as they relate to US government.
- 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.
- Is it possible for all members of Congress to keep informed of all bills under consideration? What are the implications of this?
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.
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.
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