Lesson Plans
American Government 4th Q 12.13 Lesson Plans
Week: 04/15/2013 Instructor: Mary Jo Hendrickson Academics
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Monday:
computers

students will research a legislative bill in the US Congress.
assignment:
Is there a measure before the current Congress which could be considered landmark legislation? Describe the main provisions of the bill. Write an essay which a proponent or opponent of the bill might deliver in Congress
Tuesday:
research
continue with the activity from Monday
Wednesday:
research
activity two:
The Congress cites major Congressional actions during its 200-year history: Congress has made and stopped wars, passed social security, opened the West, freed the slaves, built railroads, paid to land men on the moon, outlawed alcohol, and driven Indians from their land.

Trace the history of one of those actionsor of a law or Constitutional Amendment which you think is equally important. Who were key supporters and opponents of the measure? Did the bill have popular support or the backing of the President? What resulted from its passage?
Thursday:
read 353 -363
The Presidents job description
Presidential succession and the vice Presidency
read 365-375
What was the plan for the Presidency when the country was formed
how is someone nominated for the Presidency
Friday:
377-384 The election process
what are electors

390-392 The growth of Presidential power
 
 
 
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