August 18, 2016
U. S. Government: Chapter 1 Introducing Government in America
I. Introduction Why politics and government should matter to you!
The individual in this society is the central of our government.
o Society celebrates the individ
The Second Wave of the Womens Rights Movement
o Once the 19th amendment, allowing women the right to vote, was ratified, the momentum
behind the womens rights movement was gone.
o There were still womens rights organizations
o Just werent working together
Ch. 12 Congress (part1) AP US Gov.
1. What did the framers of the Constitution envision the role of Congress to be?
They intended congress to be the institution responsible for making laws that
would create effective public policy. They wanted it to be po
AP US Gov. Chapter 6: Political Socialization and Public Opinion (part 2)
Demographic Characteristics: Our Politics are a Reflection of Us
A. Race and Ethnicity:
C. Age and Events:
D. Geographic Region:
Measuring Public Opinion
Public opinion i
The Constitution AP US Gov.
1. What is a constitution?
Thomas Jefferson said constitution was only meant to last 19 years
Written in 1789
2. Why has constitution lasted so long?
Basic governmental structures have been successful
Written in vague & amb
September 9, 2016
A Way to Protect Planned Parenthood
September 2, 2016
Fourteen states have recently cut Title X finding to planned parenthood, a clinic that
provides free or low cost health services. However, Planned Parentho
Ch. 7 Interest Groups AP US Gov. 10/04/2016
The Value of Interest Groups
An organization that seeks to achieve goals by influencing government
decision-making (bad definition)
Also operate outside of political system
o People was written to refer to best interest of the people as determined by the elite
(voters had to own property). Today the People is inclusive.
o liberty is the most important word in the constitution
o government is inefficient an
17 November 2016
As Trump Embraces Term Limits, Allies in Congress Pull Away
16 November 2016
Donald Trump is currently the President-elect, meaning republican politicians are
confident in their long-term congress seats. However, Trum
Ch. 4 Part 2 Civil Liberties AP US Gov.
Freedom of Assembly and Redress of Grievances
1st amendment gives the right to assemble. Can have meetings and protests & join associations
and clubs. Clubs could be exclusive, usually all white males.