Civics November 09

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Unit II

How are power and responsibility distributed, shared, and limited in the government established by the United States Constitution?

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 Executive Branch

Thirteen Days: Presidential Roles Scavenger Hunt

Cuban Missile Crisis Background info

HW: Viewing and Post viewing questions. Due upon completion of film.

 

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Continue  Executive Branch

Thirteen Days: Presidential Roles Scavenger Hunt

HW: Viewing and Post viewing questions. Due upon completion of film.

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Finish Film/Research question 4.

Begin Judicial Branch

CSS 1.8 - Describe the interactions between citizens and their government in the making and implementation of laws.

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Share information from post viewing question 4

Intro Judicial Branch

  • Explain the structure of the federal Court System

HW: Project Proposals

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Judicial Branch: Who can be a Supreme Court Justice?

  • Evaluate factors important in appointing judicial nominees.

 

     

       

 

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CSS 1.8 - Describe the interactions between citizens and their government in the making and implementation of laws. 16

 

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Certeriorari Cases

 

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Stare Decisis Cases

HW:

Be familiar with the following CT Case for Monday's class discussion:

RICCI et al. v. DeSTEFANO et al.

  • certworthy or uncertworthy?
  • special justification for overruling precedent?

Cornell overview of case

Supreme Court Opinion

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Affirmative Action Timeline

 

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Affirmative Action: Yea or Nay?

  • certworthy or uncertworthy?
  • special justification for overruling precedent?

 

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Bill of Rights (know them!)

Bill of Rights Applied

Writing Assignment

 

  Bill of Rights Quiz and Discussion   4

Discuss "Sexting" Case

Cops, Cars, and the Constitution (finish cases for HW)

HW: District of Columbia v. Heller 2nd Amendment Case