MON-Begin notes on Unit 1 foundations of government
Analyze key historical documents to the foundations of government in America
TUE-Complete notes on the different types of government
Through document analysis, analyze key ideas of limited government and the rule of law as seen in the Magna Carta, the Petition
of Right, and the English Bill of Rights.
Through document analysis, analyze the impact of the writings of Hobbes (Leviathan), Locke (Second Treatise on Government),
Rousseau (The Social Contract), and Montesquieu (The Spirit of the Laws) on our concept of government.
Video on the Declaration of Independence
Read the Declaration of Independence and answer questions
WED-Quiz on the foundations of government, documents influencing it, and the Declaration of Independence
Note on the Articles of Confederation, its weaknesses, and how the US Constitution addressed them
Analyze debates during the drafting of the Constitution, including the Three-Fifths Compromise, the
Great Compromise, and the Commerce Clause.
Read Article I of the Constitution and answer questions
THUR-Quiz on the Constitution Article I
Continue notes on the Constitution and explain the fundamental principles of the United States Constitution, including limited government,
the rule of law, federalism, separation of powers, checks and balances, and popular sovereignty.
Read Article II of the Constitution and answer questions
FRI-Quiz on Article II of the Constitution
Continue notes on the Constitution and explain the key ideas in the debate over ratification made by the Federalists and the Anti-Federalists.
Read Articles III-VII of the Constitution and answer questions