Lesson 05 Constitutional Application
Question #1 Describe the inspired five "great fundamentals" Elder Oaks identifies
in the Constitution. What does Elder Oaks find not inspired about the Constitution?
The five fundamentals discussed by Elder Oa
As members of the church, we have a responsibility to be good citizens and obey the
laws of the land. In reading this week, I developed a better understanding of the
various colonial settlers. Although there were many groups that came for their own
Bill of Rights, Popular Sovereignty and Division of Powers
Lets begin with the Bill of Rights. In American society today, the Bill of Rights gives the
unalienable rights of its citizens. These rights are designed to give us life, liberty and the pursuit
1. Capitalism allows room for economic growth by allowing a sense of open competition in a
free market. It promotes economic growth of the individual, and allows the individual the
opportunity of increasing their income, resulting in a distributed economi
What is wrong with British government?
The British government circa 1774 was a tyrannical, self-serving machine. It had little interest in
its colonist other than to have control over them. It was ruled by a powerful monarch who
strength came from the amo
Describe how the terms unequal distribution of wealth and economic virtue relate to you as
an individual Church member. Reflecting on your own work and church experiences, describe
how you strive, and think others should strive, to show integrity on a dai
4. By understanding the supporting principles behind the need for a written constitution, it easier
for me to explain the fundamentals of the Constitution as an inspired work because the
knowledge of those fundamentals are better explained and exemplified
6. I think that in todays America there are justifiable reasons for people to be excluded. Race,
religion, gender and status are not justifiable reasons. We believe that all men and created equal
and that we are created in the image of the Lord. I feel th
What were the changes in American society caused by industrialization to which the
Progressives were responding? Describe three specific issues addressed by Progressives,
including legislation or other changes that resulted from their advocacy.
Cycle II Exam Review
Questions from the Milton Friedman video
According to Friedman, who could have saved the Bank of the
United States? The fed could have saved the bank of the
What do banks do with your money whe
Who is the most famous author of modern economics?
What is opportunity cost?
the next best option
Know how to solve an opportunity cost problem. Look at
the example in the chapter.
-Seth_ 900ticket +300food+500hotel+500job. Add it all
What were some of the principles and structures of good government
espoused by the patriot writers and philosophers?
They concluded that true liberty was not the ability to act without restraint, but the ability
to balance freedom of action with order and
1. There are many positive and negative aspects of colonial life in
America. Describe some of these positive and negative conditions and the
implications of these experiences.
The colonists had much more freedom including the religious freedom, they
Being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints allows me to
have a different view of the world. I have an outlook that is influences by the word of
God. The foundation of the Fathers plan I think began with the concept of agency. It was
What was the basic structure of the national government under the Articles of
Confederation, and what was the purpose for this type of structure?
The structure of the national government under the Article of Confederation was that
each state was to hav
Week 12 Notes
Natural RightsAll men should have natural rights
1) National greatness (military power)
2) Stop the atrocities in the world
3) Further our interests (economic, trade, oil)
Doctrines of Interven
Week 4 Prep Questions:
For Chapter 07
What do we know of Montesquieus life and writings?
Montesquieu was a French civil servant, he rediscovered the secret to freedom: Division of powers. He
wrote the spirit of laws.
What is the secret to freedom?
End of WWI
Peace agreement, Germany ruined
Stock market crashed
27% in 10 years
Cycle I Test Review
1. What does our readings say about accountability?
Everyone is responsible for their own actions
2. What is agency?
Everyone has the right to make their own choices
3. What did Satan do in Moses 4:3?
4. How did Hamiltons lif
3 people who have been marginalized in America
-Women- Elizabeth Stanton Cady (leading lady in fight) very bright, her father was an attorney, wanted to
get an education and study law and couldnt. She was also an abolitionist.
Who was Adam Smith? What were his insights?
Scottish philosopher late 18th century.
Enlightenment: laws of nature (Newton-gravity)
Apply to human affairs?
How Wealth is created
How Economic Activity is Coordina
Agency is God given but Freedom is not.
Man cant take away your agency but they can take away your freedom
Too much freedom causes anarchy
Rights John Locke
Empiricism studies primarily things through the 5 senses.
Looked at re
Final study guide
In the identification section, you will hear a piece of music; you must identify
the work and composer:
G. F. Handel, Messiah: Comfort Ye and Evry Valley
G. F. Handel, Messiah: Hallelujah
Antonio Vivaldi, The Four Seasons: Spring
he Democratization of America
The patriot philosophers made some important distinctions between republican
principles and the democratic spirit. Republican principles, or the idea that people should
participate in civic affairs so that g
esson 9 Readings
The point of this topic is to help students consider the complex issue of the exclusion of
certain groups from full participation in the American experience. There are several reasons why
certain persons may be excluded from fu
FDAMF 101 American Foundations
Unit One Review Sheet
1. What were the elements of Mark Demosss three point pledge for his civility project?
A) Be civil in all of their public discourse
B) Always be respectful of others
C) Take a sta