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1/9/07 Agenda Introduction Pass out Course Syllabus Review Syllabus Check out Textbooks Activity/Lecture: Constitutional Beginnings

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Pass out/Review Course Syllabus

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Check out Textbooks Textbook strategy: you should convey them to class every time.

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Activity: A world without government Everyone put on blindfolds Follow directions

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Reflection: How did loss of sight change your practices?

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Please get out a different sheet of paper. Much obliged to you! Title the paper Constitutional Underpinnings of US Government Get prepared to take address notes.

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John Locke State of Nature: rights to life, freedom, property Reason for Government: to ensure nationals. Nationals surrender a few opportunities in return for this security Note: Locke trusted the privilege to property>right to life.

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II. Rousseau A. Condition of Nature: there is physical opportunity, yet we are minimal more than creatures, slaves to our own senses and driving forces. B. Explanation behind government: to make restrictions that keep individuals from hurting others. Government is the best type of government C. Anybody acting against people in general great ought to be executed. Open good>private property.

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III. Thomas Hobbes A. An existence without tenets is "short, awful, and brutish" (Leviathan) B. Individuals need outright ruler to keep control and security

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IV. Montesquieu A. Spearheaded "partition of forces"

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V. The Renaissance and Enlightenment A. Time in which experimental thinking was connected to sociology also. VI. Magna Carta: the main archive that subjected rulers to laws VII. English Parliament A. Bicameral council, English Bill of Rights

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VIII: Separation of Powers A. By isolating power into three equivalent branches of government, the agents at the established tradition tried to forestall oppression

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IV. Federalism A. At the point when a constitution isolates powers between a focal government and sub-divisional governments. B. Choices 1) Unitary 2) Confederation

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VII: Why Federalism? A. Disappointments of the Articles of Confederation B. Counteracts development of oppression 1. James Madison, Federalist 10 C. Solidarity without consistency D. Supports experimentation 1. States as "research facilities" E. Keeps government nearer to the general population.

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VIII: Constitutional Structure of Federalism A. Express Powers: particularly allowed to one of the 3 branches of government. B. Suggested Powers: derived from express powers C. Essential and Proper Clause D. Inalienable Powers: develop from the very presence of national government.

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Homework Read pages 6-15 in the course book. Take no less than one page of notes for pages 6-15 Quiz on perusing Thursday Bring Hardball and 5 Steps to a 5 study guide Thursday Tear-offs due Thursday Spirals due Thursday