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Credit 3

Credit 3 State Standards

 

Learning Standard 12.5

Students summarize landmark U.S. Supreme Court interpretations of the Constitution and its amendments.

Focus:12.5.3

Evaluate the effects of the Court's interpretations of the Constitution in Marbury v. Madison, McCulloch v. Maryland, and United States v. Nixon, with emphasis on the arguments espoused by each side in these cases.

12.5.4

Explain the controversies that have resulted over changing interpretations of civil rights, including those in Plessy v. Ferguson, Brown v. Board of Education, Miranda v. Arizona, Regents of the University of California v. Bakke, Adarand Constructors, Inc. v. Pena, and United States v. Virginia (VMI).

Learning Standard 12.6

Students evaluate issues regarding campaigns for national, state, and local elective offices.

Focus: Analyze the origin, development, and role of political parties, noting those occasional periods in which there was only one major party or were more than two major parties.

12.6.2

Discuss the history of the nomination process for presidential candidates and the increasing importance of primaries in general elections.

Text Book Assignments


Bookwork:


Section reviews pgs. 118, 124, 131, 135, 142, 150, 157, 163, 172, 186, 194, 202,

Section reviews are worth 2 assignments each

Chapter 5 review pg. 144, chapter 6 review pg 174, chapter 7 review pg 204 (Practicing vocabulary, Reviewing Main Ideas, Critical Thinking). 
 
Chapter reviews are worth 4 assignments each.

You Must write the questions for all Section and Chapter reviews

Mandatory Assignment

**You must complete the case studies for the 3rd credit (2 assignments each)

These Case studies can be picked up from Mr. Hanson and are worth 2 assignments a piece.

Case Study 1 Marbury v. Madison, 1803

Case Study 5 Dred Scott v. Sandford, 1857

Case Study 29 Brown v. Board of Education Topeka Kansas, 1954

You may also do a timeline/ summary of any of the cases listed above. 
Click here for an example


Projects

*Visual: Create a visual discussing in detail the origin, development, and role of political parties these projects are worth more assignment credit, in relation to the amount of effort you put into them. (Up to 4 assignments possible)


*Create a timeline
that explains the controversies that have resulted over changing interpretations of civil rights, including those in Plessy v. Ferguson, Brown v. Board of Education, Miranda v. Arizona, Regents of the University of California v. Bakke, Adarand Constructors, Inc. v. Pena, and United States v. Virginia (VMI). (Up to 6 assignments possible)


* Create a newspaper with articles detailing
the history of the nomination process for presidential candidates and the increasing importance of primaries in general elections (Up to 4 assignments possible)