Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Christmas Project

Essay Writing

Task: Discuss the causes and effects of the War of 1812
Your paper should be at least two pages and should include the following
a. The Treaty of Ghent

b. The 1809 act that restricted trade

c. Battle of Tippecanoe

This work is worth 20% of the Third Marking Period

Happy Holidays !

Friday, November 27, 2009

Third Marking Period

Home Work #1

Write a two page essay in which you fully discuss - How A Bill Becomes Law .

In this essay you must discuss Congress at work along with the various committees. Please use a diagram to illustrate this process.

This essay is worth 5% of the marking period.

Due Date : Tuesday December 2, 2009

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Second Marking Period

The marking period is almost over. Please submit all missing home work, assignments, projects
and classwork by Friday November 20, 2009. Failure to do this will result in you failing the marking. You can also see me for missing work.

Good Luck!

Friday, November 6, 2009

Second Marking Period Project

You are required to do a Reesearch Project on :
The Judicial Branch of the United States Government. Your paper should include the following:

A. The Supreme Court and all the lower Federal Courts

B. The Judicial Review.

C. Requirements for terms of service

D. A diagram to show how the court system operates

Due Date: 11-12-09

Note This project is worth 20% of the Marking Period.

Thursday, November 5, 2009

H.W # 3 Given 11/5/09 Due 11/6/09


Use your hand out that was given in class to answer the questions.

1: Based on the reading, Summarize the major defects of the Electoral College.
2: Do you think the electoral college should be abolished? Explain why.

Your Paper should not be less than 1 page.

Monday, November 2, 2009

Home Work #2 given 11-2-09, due on 11-04-09

The president has many duties to perform.
Discuss the roles of the president in following areas.

1. As chief executive.
2. as chief of state.
3. As foreign policy chief.
4. as chief legislative.
5. As chief of political party.
6. as commander in chief.


Friday, October 9, 2009

US history homework

Do a research paper on these delegates to the convention (1787)
  1. James Madison
  2. Benjamin Franklin
  3. Alexander Hamilton
Due: Tuesday 10/13/09