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Mr. Alex Staines
American Government assignments for Covid-19 school closure.
For Student who do not have their textbook. These are the notes for Topic 4
There are notes available on line at the class website .
Notes are also with this packet.
Textbooks may be picked up at school along with workbooks
Topic 4 . Pages 127-197 There are six sections in this topic. As you read each section which are noted in Black Bold letters. The sections have subsections in bold red letters after each sub section are questions.
Example Page 128
Section 4.1 National Legislature Overview
Sub Topic 1 in Red Bold Letters
The Role of congress in a Democracy
Information in paragraphs in Blue Bold letters
you will then see a question
The question on page 129 is
? Make Generalizations
answer the question to the best of you your understanding.
Next topic in Red
Congress: The Job
Continue through the topic to 4.6 answering the all questions as they appear.
At the end of each section are a series of questions
Example page 136.
Assessment questions 1-5 answers these question before moving on to Topic 4.2
American government is designed to give students an understanding of the development of our modern democracy. The course is designed to provide students with theoretical knowledge and analytical skills needed to understand the workings of our government and political theory.