1st Amendment: Assembly
1st Amendment: Petition
1st Amendment: Speech
1st Amendment: Religion
2nd Amendment : Right to bear
3rd Amendment: Right to not
have quarter soldiers and
4th Amendment: right to be free
Unit IV: Ch. 11 Congress
Ch.11: Congress Study Guide
Describe the essential roles and functions of a senator and representative.
Senators and representatives work hard but arent portrayed as doing so in the media. A representative is a
Unit IV: Chapter 12 Presidency
Answer on Notebook Paper
Ch.12: The Presidency Study Guide
1. Describe the constitutional process of impeachment and explain why it is so difficult to remove a
discredited president before the end of his term.
1. The Constit
Unit III: Interest Groups
Answer on Notebook Paper
Ch.7: The Mass Media and the Political Agenda
Objective 1: Explain the development of the print media and the broadcast media from a historical perspective.
1. Explain two media techniques used most effec
Ch. 2 Review
Shays Rebellion - a series of armed attacks on courthouses to prevent judges from foreclosing
Declaration of Independence - a list of grievances from the colonist towards Britain who also
declared their independence from t
AP United States Government & Politics
Ch.4: Civil Liberties Study Guide
Barron v. Baltimore
Dennis v. United States
Engle v. Vitale
Furman v. Georgia
1833, it was about a
John Barron and the
City of Ba
UNIT II STUDY GUIDE: POLITICAL BELIEFS & BEHAVIORS
Ch.6 Public Opinion & Political Action
Census - valuable tool for
understanding demographic changes.
The constitution requires that the
SUPREME COURT CASES
Here is a list of Supreme Court cases that you will need to identify. Write a brief
description of the case, the topic in question and what its final outcome was that the
Supreme Court ruled. Include, if any, powers or c
Ch. 5 Civil Rights and Public Policy
Civil rights: policies that protect
people against discrimination
Equal protection of the laws: same
chance to use abilities and skills in
order to succeed
Suffrage: legal right to vo
The Executive Branch
Duties of the President
Commander in chief of the Armed Forces
Appoint (with the consent of Senate) heads of executive
positions, federal court judges, and other top officials.
Conduct foreign policy:
Opening day in the House!
New term every ? years
January ? of every odd numbered year
Members walk in, roll is taken and then they choose
their ? as their permanent presiding officer
Long standing member of ? party.
Adopted by the Second Constitutional
Convention November 15, 1777
Replaced on June 21, 1788
What Is In It?
New Name: The United States of America
Established the US as a league of states united, for their common
defense, the security of liberties, and
Federalism: The Division of
Federalism a system of government in which
a Constitution divides the power of
government on a territorial basis between a
central government, or national, government
and several regional governments.
Where did it come from?
What forms does it take?
Origin of Democracy
Dates back to ancient Greece where 2 firsts
Only free men where given voting privileges
History of Civil Rights
Other early signs of Democracy were seen in ot
What are parties and what are
they good for?
What is a Political Party?
A voluntary group of citizens who organize to try to
influence public opinion or policy, win elections and control
One Party Sys
Citizenship, Residence, and Age
Aliens who have not become citizens are
generally denied the right to vote in the
Nothing in the Constitution that says aliens
This one the States have some sa
What factors influence the way
What party an
Could be a member or
just a belief.
Straight Ticket Voting:
When a voter votes
for all people fro
LEARNING GOAL: Students will be able to explain the importance of the following compromises: 1)
Connecticut Compromise; 2) 3/5 Compromise; 3) Commerce & Slave Trade Compromise; and 4) inclusion of
a Bill of Rights
WORD BANK FOR
What issues and concerns were raised
in the creation of the US Constitution
and how were they addressed?
? : Three - legislative, executive, and judicial. The legislature
appoints people to serve in the executive branch, and the
executive branch sele
List the Presidential duties and explain the role of each one. Read the paragraphs and
find the most vital information with regards to each role.
List the three formal qualifications to become President. Be spec
Checks and Balances
Instructions: Answer the following questions.
1. How can the President check Congress' power to make laws?
2. How can the Supreme Court check Congress' power to make laws?
3. How can Congress check the President
House of Representatives ?
Minimum Age ? years
? year terms
? years a citizen of the United States
Apportioned then Reapportioned (every ten years)
Minimum Age ? years
? year terms
? years a citize
UNIT 2: Chapters 3&4
The U.S. Constitution
Define the six principles of the U.S. Constitution: (Pages 68-75)
Separation of powers
Checks and balances
Government Final Review
What is government?
Be able to list the 5 purposes of government.
Make sure you know the different types of government (federal, unitary, etc.)
Know Federalism, Limited Government, Representative Governme
Virtual Tour of Washington D.C.
You will need pictures of every site once you have taken the picture, write a
postcard home using the criteria below:
1. White House Name the rooms located in the White House
2. Lincoln Memorial What does it say on the wall
Lake Apopka and the Kissimmee River
Lake Apopka is undergoing restoration.why, research why Lake Apopka has to be restored and how the
efforts are going.
The Kissimmee River was once a great, winding river, but the bends were taken out of it, research why
Name: Naomie Armand
APES- The Lorax & Sustainable Development
(Make a copy of this document and type in your answers)
Introduction: The Lorax is a fictional story about a man whose activities abused the
environment and about what he learned from th
Name: _Naomie Armand_
Click on the link below to read the article Easters End from Discovery Magazine then
answer the following questions.
1. The article describes the former abunda
Ecosystem Field Walk
Observing nature is the first and perhaps most important step to
understanding it. This activity will stimulate your innate powers of
observation and encourage your use of the scientific method while you walk