Representation of the People
Reapportionment: reassigning of seats
in Congress based on the U.S. Census
Redistricting: redrawing of U.S.
congressional districts based on U.S.
Quiz Corrections Guidelines
During the course of the year the instructor may allow the students to correct an assessment for
extra credit. The following document will explain the correct way how to complete this task.
Failure to comply with the following
Just as the political philosophy of Thomas
Hobbes was shaped by the politics of absolutism,
so that of John Locke (1632-1704) represented a
response to experiments with republicanism.
Locke wrote his Two Treatises of Government
Write a Supreme Court Opinion
Due Date: April 13th (2nd block), April 14th (5th Block)
In this course we have already studied the Supreme Court, and we will be
studying civil rights and civil liberties. This assignment asks for you to place
CURRENT EVENT GUIDELINES
Current Event Guidelines
Throughout the course the instructor will post a series of articles on the courses website for the
students to read and assess their opinion on the information presented in the article. Each student
The Executive Branch &
Establishes the Executive branch,
qualifications, succession, etc.
Also vaguely defines the presidents
Article II Section 1
Term of office (4 years)
AP GOVERNMENT - INTEREST GROUPS
Directions: Read Federalist #10 in the back of your textbook. Answer the following questions in
complete sentences. Note paragraph# indicates the paragraph of the document in which the answer
can be fo
External Factors Affecting Congress
Nature of the issue -how pressing is it?
Political parties -majority? Leadership? Agenda?
Staff members workhorses, philosophies,
Voters -activism, awareness, reelection/public
AP US Government
The creation of judicial review
Election of 1800: the Federalists lost both the Presidency and control of the Congress.
In their final months of Congressional control, The Federalists passed the Judiciary Act of 1801,
Influencing Congressional Decision
Making and Membership
Interest Groups and Their Influence
State & Local Officials