Friday, August 23, 2013

8/30 homework

Homework due 8/30 at the beginning of class, be prepared for an assessment.

Read pages 28-47 and answer the following focus questions:

1. What powers did King John really give up in the Magna Carta?
2. How did the Petition of Right limit King Charles I power?
3. What rights were gained by English Bill of Rights 1689?
4. What was the New England Confederation and what was the purpose of it?
5. What was the Albany Plan of Union?
6. Compare and contrast The Stamp Act Congress, First Continental Congress and Second Continental Congress.
7.What were/are the common features of the State Constitutions (see box on p. 39)?
8. Specifically, what powers were granted to the gov't. under the Articles of Confederation?
9. What eight powers were denied to the A.O.C. (p. 45 see box)?
10. What happened at Mount Vernon and Annapolis to spurn a new gov't?

Friday, August 16, 2013

8/23 homework

This homework is due 8/23 at the beginning of the class period. Be ready for the assessment on this material.

Please answer in full and complete sentences being sure your answer is complete.

1. direct democracy
2. indirect/representative democracy
3. autocracy
4. oligarchy
5. dictatorship
6. unitary gov't.
7. federal gov't.
8. confederal gov't.
9. presidential gov't.
10. parliamentary gov't.
11. equality of opportunity v. equality of outcome
12. equality before the law
13. majority rule
14. minority rights
15. fully explain compromise