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SPRING 2017 UNIT SYLLABUS LINKS

UNIT 1 - FOUNDATIONS (UPDATED: January 16, 2017)

UNIT 2 - CONSTITUTIONAL PRINCIPLES

UNIT 3 - THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

UNIT 4 - THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH

UNIT 5 - THE JUDICIAL BRANCH

END OF YEAR ACTIVITIES

 

 

LINK TO THE SPRING 2017 FINAL EXAM

       

YOUR MISSOURI CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION FOR THE FIRST DISTRICT

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Unit Files

Unit 1 - Foundations of American Government

Documents

Vocabulary and Study Guide   

Influences Sheet   

Articles of Confederation Sheet

PowerPoints

1 - Forms of Government

2 - Influences on the American Government

3 - From Colonies to Independent Nation

4 - Articles of Confederation (No Power Point - Worksheet Assignment)

5 - The Convention and Ratification of the Constitution

 

Unit 2 - The United States Constitution

Documents

Vocabulary and Study Guide

Principles of the Constitution Chart

PowerPoints

1 - Structure of the United States Constitution

2 - Principles of the United States Constitution

3 - The First Amendment

4 - The Rest of the Bill of Rights

5 - Amendment 11-27

 

Unit 3 - The Legislative Branch

1 - Introduction (Basics of the Legislature)

2 - The Powers of Congress

3 - The House and Senate

4 - The Lawmaking Process

 

Unit 4 - The Executive Branch

Documents

Vocabulary and Study Guide

PowerPoints

1 - Introduction to the Presidency

2 - Powers of the President

3 - Electing the President

4 - Advising the President

 

Unit 5 - The Judicial Branch

Documents

Vocabulary and Study Guide

PowerPoints

1 - Introduction to the Judicial Branch

2 - The Supreme Court

3 - Landmark Cases