Unit I: Political Culture

Unit 2: The Constitution

UNIT 3: Bill of Rights



This unit is intended to familiarize you with the rights guaranteed by the first 10 amendments to the constitution. You will be working on group projects to present to the class.


Current Events Related to the Bill of Rights:
Bill of Rights Institute



UNIT IV EARLY PRESIDENTS





Hamilton V Jefferson



Khan Academy Debt Ceiling


The final assessment for this unit will be a socratic seminar. The questions for the discussion and related terms can be found below.

Assignment 1: Inventing the presidency Reading packet

Assignment 2: Early Presidents background reading



Assignment 3: Jacksonian Democracy Packet



EarlyAmericanPresSocSem.doc
EarlyAmericanPresSocSem.doc
EarlyAmericanPresSocSem.doc

Below you will find an organizational chart to help you consolidate your notes for this unit

Early Presidents Chart.doc
Early Presidents Chart.doc
Early Presidents Chart.doc


Inventing the presidency

inventing the presidency questions.docx
inventing the presidency questions.docx
inventing the presidency questions.docx

ERA OF GOOD FEELINGS



Founders on Slavery Documents:

Documents

Socratic seminar Questions: You can type your answers right in if you want!


The Presidents: Washington-Monroe










LINKS ON JACKSON AND THE TRAIL OF TEARS:

background on Indian Removal
Indian Removal Act

For the video:
  • Find box entitled "We Shall remain: Trail of tears"
  • Watch segments 6(two years to leave) and 7(Trail of tears)
Trail of tears video

aftermath of trail of tears