Mr. Alex Staines

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Mr. Alex Staines

  • Covid 19

    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

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  • Topic 4 The Legilslative Branch

    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

    Representative Assemblies 

    National Government

    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


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  • Syllabus 19-20

    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.

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