Friday, January 25, 2013

2/1 homework

Homework due 2/1
Be ready for the quiz.

Read pages 28-47 and anwer 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.?
10. What happened at Mount Vernon and Annapolis to spurn a new gov't?

Friday, January 18, 2013

1/25 homework

Homework for 1/25 due at the beginning of class, be ready for the assessment.

Please answer all questions in complete sentences and be clear, concise and complete.

Answer/define the following from Ch. 1 sections 2/3:

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