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Standards of Government and Law With Instructional Strategies Jim Nash Bidwell Junior High Chico, CA

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Personal Information Teacher 7 th Grade World History and 8 th Grade United States History B.A. Political Science C.S.U. Chico P.I.E. Graduated class Since 2000

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Objectives: 1. Respected educators from Central Asia will pick up a superior comprehension of standards of government and law in the United States. 2. Respected instructors from Central Asia will pick up a superior comprehension of how our history has molded our majority rules system. 3. Regarded educators from Central Asia will be presented to an assortment of instructional systems. 4. Respected instructors from Central Asia and I will have an important trade.

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Historic Context Our government and our laws were conceived out of our experience as homesteaders living under British Rule. 1607-1763 Era of English Colonization 1763-1775 The Gathering Storm 1775-1781 The War for American Independence The American individuals are an autonomous people who have had a long convention of self guideline through nearby government.

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Instructional Strategy: Primary Source Documents. The Declaration of Independence "We hold these truths to act naturally obvious, that all men are made equivalent, that they are invested by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights , that among these are Life, Liberty and the quest for Happiness. " " He has kept among us,in times of peace, Standing Armies without the Consent of our councils " "For removing our Trade with all parts of the world" "For forcing Taxes on us without our Consent" "The historical backdrop of the present King of Great Britain is a background marked by rehashed wounds and usurpations, all having in direct question the foundation of an outright Tyranny over these States. To demonstrate this, let Facts be submitted to an open world. "

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Constitutional Principles Federalism is a common duty of government between a state government and a national government. A partition of forces in government keeps government authorities from turning out to be too capable. Well known sway implies that the general population will be a definitive force in government. Sacred rights will be rights ensured to all Americans.

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Federalism As English homesteaders, Americans created compelling nearby government to manage everyday issues. Americans were free from numerous points of view. At the point when Mother England constrained homesteaders to obey English law, Americans stood up to. Americans felt that they were being denied essential rights. Subsequent to wining our autonomy, we made an exceptionally feeble focal government since individuals, and state governments, were frightful of an excessive amount of force in the hand of excessively few. "No More Kings!"

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Federalism Continued Our first endeavor at self-standard was a disappointment. Our first constitution, The Articles of Confederation, gave the vast majority of the force in government to the states. The national government was exceptionally feeble. Numerous issues, monetary and military, prompted the production of our present Constitution. Cooperating & sharing force National Government State Governments

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Instructional Strategy: Small gathering rivalry. "Prelude Scramble" The Preamble to the United States Constitution "We the general population of the United States, with a specific end goal to shape a more immaculate union, build up equity, protect local serenity, accommodate the regular guard, advance the general welfare, and secure the gifts of freedom to ourselves and our descendants, do appoint and set up this Constitution for the United States of America."

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Federalism Continued: Our arrangement of government works on numerous levels. Each level of government has energy to pass laws. In any case, the National Government is preeminent.

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Separation of Powers in the National government Checks And Balances

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Instructional Strategy: Use Technology Internet exercises: Geography Quizzes Current Events Web Based Lessons

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Popular Sovereignty Popular sway implies that the general population will be a definitive force in government. Americans practice their political force by voting. Tranquil challenges are a sacred right.

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Instructional Strategy: Hands on History 1861 – 1865 The War Between the States

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Constitutional Rights The Bill of Rights During the late 1780s, two gatherings contradicted each other, the Federalists who needed a solid government and no bill of rights, and the Anti-Federalists who needed more power for the states and a bill of rights. To achieve an assention, James Madison guaranteed to add a bill of rights to the Constitution.

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Instructional Activity: Opinion Papers Take a stand on the issue of Gun Control: 2 nd Amendment : "A very much controlled civilian army, being important to the security of a free express, the privilege of the general population to keep and remain battle ready, might not be encroached." Should Americans have the privilege to claim any kind of gun they like? Should our legislature have the ability to restrain the sorts of guns Americans can claim?

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Discussion: Possible points: Government and Law in the United States Teaching systems Cultural inquiries Current occasions

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