"We hold these Truths to be self evident: that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these rights are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness..." Declaration of independence, 1776
Who were the real revolutionaries? Extra Credit: 1/2 page summary with 1/2 page reaction
Jefferson bio and quotes at monicello.org
P Gov Unit 1: Founding Principles of American Government
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Too Late Too Apologize: A Declaration
Annotate your notes packet every day. Turn in completed notes on test day. UNIT 1 TEST: 2/28/2020
Class notes available in hard copy only.
What would the founders say??
Frederick Douglass Speech about the meaning of July 4th and the Declaration of Independence
The Pilgrims and Property Rights Extra Credit: 1/2 page summary with 1/2 page reaction
Extra Credit: 1/2 page summary with 1/2 page reaction
HW ASSIGNMENTS, JAN. 27- FEB. 28, 2020 HW READING ASSIGNMENTS PACKET: Unit 1 THE FOUNDING PRINCIPLES. Read 1984 every day. Pace yourself as you see fit. DUE 2/5: Read P. 1: Natural Law, An Elusive Tradition. Be prepared for quiz. DUE 2/7: Read PP. 2-6: Robert Jackson, The Supreme Court As a Unit of Government. Be prepared for quiz. DUE 2/11: Read PP. 7-8: Equality readings and You Can’t Make This Stuff Up. Be prepared for quiz. DUE 2/13: Read PP. 9-10: Readings from The Economist and Williams on rights. Be prepared for quiz. DUE 2/14: Read PP. 11-13: Douglass, the Founders, and slavery. Be prepared for quiz. DUE 2/25: Read PP. 14-15: The Economist readings on liberty. Be prepared for quiz. DUE 2/26: Read PP. 16-18: Readings from The Economist and Williams on property. Be prepared for quiz. DUE 2/28: Unit 1 review assignment due. TEST: FOUNDING PRINCIPLES and 1984