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Political parties today – Learning experience Rocktober 17-18

I can describe the functions and views of the two major political parties in the United States. We will be returning to the world of history in a few says, but I know many of you are interested in the … Continue reading

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Assignment Rocktober 16 – The First Political Parties

George Washington warned about the “the baneful effects of the spirit of party.”Alexander Hamilton felt that parties were evil and ought to be suppressed.  Thomas Jefferson once said, “If I could not go to heaven but with a party, I … Continue reading

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IT’S TIME FOR THE BAR EXAM!!!!!!!!

Young Constitutional Scholars  – The streaming review video should be available here. I will try to be ready to go on THURSDAY NIGHT at 7:00 for about 45 minutes. You should log into you GA account – but if you have to … Continue reading

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LEARNING EXPERIENCE – Amendments 2-10 … and a little bit of 14 – Rocktober 4/5

Hopefully you are still curious about how the First Amendment and the courts both protect and limit your rights … and you want more!  Tonight, dive into the remaining parts of the Bill of Rights by using the video below … Continue reading

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Learning Experience Rocktober 2-3 – KNOW YOUR RIGHTS (and limits)! The First Amendment

Religion, speech, press, assembly, petition – the Five Freedoms of the First Amendment. Are you read to learn about them?  I hope so … You have two handouts to use for next class – The Bill of Rights Intro  and The Bill … Continue reading

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Keep getting CONSTITUTIONAL!

It’s been a lot of government so far, my young political scholars – and we aren’t done yet! Here are some things you can do over the next few days to get that Constitution and the federal government cemented in … Continue reading

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Learning Experience – The Wild and Wacky Electoral College

You read about the roles of the President and saw all of the benefits the President receives … but how does a person get that job with the cool White House? The Electoral College, of course – one of the … Continue reading

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Learning Experience – The Executive Branch and Article II – September 22-25

We have hit the basics of Congress – so now it’s time to head to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue! To prepare for our next class, you have some “must dos”, some “can dos”, some “fun dos”,  and some “holy smokes I … Continue reading

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Learning Experience – The Lawmaking Process

How does a bill become a law in Congress?  The process is established in the Constitution (Article I Section 7), but it has become a bit more detailed since 1787. Read the handout presented in class for the basics, and if you … Continue reading

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