ECON: Chapter 13, Section 2 and 3 Google Slides (20 Points) – Due Tomorrow

May 4, 2016

Complete a Google Slides presentation for your assigned topic from Chapter 13, Section 2 and 3.
Your job…
1. Respond to your topic in detail by using the book and performing research on the internet.
2. Provide translation for the contents of your research.
3. Share your work with your classmates by completing a Google Slides presentation.

Google Slides Requirements:

  • Divide the work up evenly with your partners working on each assignment.
  • Proofread all work carefully.
  • Make your Google Slide show colorful and pleasing to the eye.
  • Minimum font size should be 24.
  • Plagiarism is a form of cheating. I will be checking for academic dishonesty after each presentation. DO NOT COPY AND PASTE FROM THE INTERNET !!!
  • Please just send me a link, not a file attachment.
  • In the subject field, type in your names, period, and topic. Failure to do so will result in a 10 point penalty.
  • Don’t copy and paste.
  • Eliminate any spelling and grammatical errors, a point will be deducted for every error present in the slide show.
  • Learn the pronunciation of every word. You have control of the content in your presentation, so do not include a word that you cannot enunciate properly.
  • One point will be deducted for every word that is mispronounced.
  • Use text that provides contrast to the background
  • Use appropriate pictures for EVERY slide.

WH: Chapter 14-5 Google Slides (20 Points) – Due Tomorrow

May 4, 2016

Complete a Google Slides presentation for your assigned topic from Chapter 14, Section 5.
Your job…
1. Respond to your topic in detail by using the book and performing research on the internet.
2. Provide translation for the contents of your research.
3. Share your work with your classmates by completing a Google Slides presentation.

Google Slides Requirements:

  • Divide the work up evenly with your partners working on each assignment.
  • Proofread all work carefully.
  • Make your Google Slide show colorful and pleasing to the eye.
  • Minimum font size should be 24.
  • Plagiarism is a form of cheating. I will be checking for academic dishonesty after each presentation. DO NOT COPY AND PASTE FROM THE INTERNET !!!
  • Please just send me a link, not a file attachment.
  • In the subject field, type in your names, period, and topic. Failure to do so will result in a 10 point penalty.
  • Don’t copy and paste.
  • Eliminate any spelling and grammatical errors, a point will be deducted for every error present in the slide show.
  • Learn the pronunciation of every word. You have control of the content in your presentation, so do not include a word that you cannot enunciate properly.
  • One point will be deducted for every word that is mispronounced.
  • Use text that provides contrast to the background
  • Use appropriate pictures for EVERY slide.
  • Use bullets to present your ideas.
  • Email Google Slide link to mkhsko@yahoo.com
  • Include Period, names and topic in the subject field.

GOV’T: Chapter 20, Section 3 and 4 Google Slides (20 Points) – Due Tomorrow

May 4, 2016

Complete a Google Slides presentation for your assigned topic from Chapter 20, Section 3 and 4.
Your job…
1. Respond to your topic in detail by using the book and performing research on the internet.
2. Share your work with your classmates by completing a Google Slides presentation.

Google Slides Requirements:

  • Divide the work up evenly with your partners working on each assignment.
  • Proofread all work carefully.
  • Make your Google Slide show colorful and pleasing to the eye.
  • Minimum font size should be 24.
  • Plagiarism is a form of cheating. I will be checking for academic dishonesty after each presentation. DO NOT COPY AND PASTE FROM THE INTERNET !!!
  • Please just send me a link, not a file attachment.
  • In the subject field, type in your names, period, and topic. Failure to do so will result in a 10 point penalty.
  • Don’t copy and paste.
  • Eliminate any spelling and grammatical errors, a point will be deducted for every error present in the slide show.
  • Learn the pronunciation of every word. You have control of the content in your presentation, so do not include a word that you cannot enunciate properly.
  • One point will be deducted for every word that is mispronounced.
  • Use text that provides contrast to the background
  • Use appropriate pictures for EVERY slide.
  • Use bullets to present your ideas.
  • Email Google Slide link to mkhsko@yahoo.com
  • Include Period, names and topic in the subject field.

GOV’T: Chapter 20, Section 1 and 2 Notes

May 3, 2016

Ch. 20 – Civil Liberties: Protecting Individual Rights

Sec. 1 – Due Process of Law

The Meaning of Due Process
The 5th and 14th Amendments
• The 5th Amendment provides that “no person … shall be deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process of law…”

• You cannot be tried for the same crime twice—called “Double Jeopardy”
• You do not have to testify against yourself. “I plead the fifth”
• You must have due process of law before you are convicted
• The government cannot take your land unless it pays (eminent domain).
• Americans cannot be charged with serious federal crimes unless with an indictment (charge) by a grand jury.
• It provides protection from corrupt government officials who might try to prosecute people unfairly, because a group of fellow citizens is required to look over the evidence first.
• The 14th Amendment extends that restriction to State and local governments.
• Due process means that the government must act fairly and in accord with established rules at all times.
• Due process is broken down into two branches:
Substantive due process—the fairness of the laws themselves
Procedural due process—the fairness of the procedures used to enforce the laws

The Police Power
• Each state has the authority to safeguard the well-being of the people.
• The courts have to decide the fine line between individual freedom and the needs of the society.
• Lawmakers and judges have agreed that general welfare should be the priority, so it is constitutional for states to enact compulsory education laws and limit the profits of public utilities.
• But it cannot violate the 14th Amendment’s Due process clause.

The Right to Privacy
The constitutional guarantees of due process create a right of privacy.
• Established in Griswold v. Connecticut, 1965, which held that a law outlawing birth-control was unconstitutional.
• In Stanley v. Georgia, 1969, the right of privacy was defined as “the right to be free, except in very limited circumstances, from unwanted governmental intrusion into one’s privacy.”

Ch. 20 – Civil Liberties: Protecting Individual Rights
Sec. 2 – Freedom and Security of the Person
• Which Supreme Court cases have dealt with slavery and involuntary servitude?
• What is the intent of the 2nd Amendment’s protection of the right to keep and bear arms, and how is it applied?
• What constitutional provisions are designed to guarantee the security of home and person?
Slavery and Involuntary Servitude
• The 13th Amendment, ratified in 1865, ended slavery in this country. It also protects against involuntary servitude, or forced labor.
– Neither the draft nor imprisonment can be classified as involuntary servitude.
• Unlike any other part of the Constitution, the 13th Amendment covers the actions of private individuals as well as that of the government.
The 13th Amendment in Action
• For a long time after it was passed, both citizens and members of the Supreme Court thought that the 13th Amendment did not apply to acts of racial discrimination committed by private citizens. After all, the discriminatory acts were social choices and did not reinstitute slavery. According to this theory, Congress did not have the power to act against private parties who practiced discrimination.
• Starting in 1968, the Supreme Court breathed new life into the 13th Amendment by upholding provisions in the Civil Rights Act of 1866, a little-known law that had escaped repeal in the late 1800s. In a series of landmark cases, the Supreme Court found that private citizens could not practice racial discrimination to exclude people on the basis of their color. They also expanded the law to include any group subject to discrimination based on their ethnicity.
The Right to Keep and Bear Arms
• The 2nd Amendment protects the right of each State to form and keep a militia.
• Many believe that the 2nd Amendment also sets out an individual right to keep and bear arms.
• The Supreme Court has only tried one important 2nd Amendment Case, United States v. Miller, 1939. The case involved a section of the National Firearms Act of 1934 that forbid shipping sawed-off shotguns, silencers, and machine guns across State lines without informing the Treasury Department and paying a tax. The Court upheld the provision.
• The 2nd Amendment has as yet not been extended to each State under the 14th Amendment. Therefore, the individual States have the right to regulate arms in their own ways.
Security of Home and Person
The 4th Amendment protects against writs of assistance (blanket search warrants) and “unreasonable searches and seizures.” It is extended to the States through the 14th Amendment.


WH: Chapter 14-4 Notes

May 3, 2016

Chapter 14: World War II and Its Aftermath : 1931–1955
Section 4: Victory in Europe and the Pacific

Vocabulary:
Determination, suicide, ravage, kamikaze, macabre, objective, consult, exposure, radioactive, intervene.

WAR IN EUROPE
By early spring 1945, the war in Europe was nearing its end, and the Allies turned their attention to winning the war in the Pacific. There remained a series of bloody battles ahead, as well as an agonizing decision for American President Harry Truman.

• March 1945 – the Allies had crossed the Rhine into western Germany. From the east, Soviet troops closed in on Berlin.
• April 1845 – American and Russian soldiers met and shook hands at the Elbe River. All over Europe, Axis armies began to surrender. As Soviet troops fought their way into Berlin, Hitler committed suicide in his underground bunker.
• May 7, Germany surrendered. Officially, the war in Europe ended the next day, May 8, 1945, which was proclaimed V-E Day (Victory in Europe).

WAR IN ASIA
• May 1942 – the Japanese had gained control of the Philippines, killing several hundred American soldiers and as many as 10,000 Filipino soldiers during the 65-mile Bataan Death March.
• By 1944, the United States Navy, commanded by Admiral Chester Nimitz, was blockading Japan, and American bombers pounded Japanese cities and industries.
• In October 1944, MacArthur began the fight to retake the Philippines. The British, meanwhile, were pushing Japanese forces back into the jungles of Burma and Malaya.
• In bloody battles on the islands of Iwo Jima from February to March 1945 and Okinawa from April to July 1945, the Japanese had shown that they would fight to the death rather than surrender.
• Some young Japanese men chose to become kamikaze (kah muh kah zee) pilots who undertook suicide missions, crashing their explosive-laden airplanes into American warships.
• In July 1945, they successfully tested the first atomic bomb at Alamogordo, New Mexico.
• The new American president, Harry Truman. Truman had taken office after Franklin Roosevelt died unexpectedly on April 12.
• The Allies issued a warning to Japan to surrender or face “complete destruction” and “utter devastation” When the Japanese ignored the warning, the United States took action and used the atomic bombs.

The effects of the atomic bombings that took place in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
• Hiroshima -73000 people died.
• Nagasaki – 37500 people died.
• Many more died from the effect of radiation and related illnesses.

Critical Thinking:

1. Which factors attributed to the Axis powers’ defeat by the Allies?
• Because of the location of Germany and its allies, they had to fight on several fronts simultaneously.
• Hitler underestimated the ability of the Soviet Union to fight his armies.
• The enormous productive capacity of the United States was another factor. By 1944, the United States was producing twice as much as all of the Axis powers combined.
• Allied bombing hindered German production. Oil became so scarce because of bombing that the Luftwaffe was almost grounded by the time of the D-Day invasion.
2. What strategy did General MacArthur use to fight the Japanese in the Pacific?
By the summer of 1942, United States Marines landed at Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands. Victory on Guadalcanal marked the beginning of an “island-hopping” campaign.
The goal of the campaign was to recapture some Japanese-held islands while bypassing others. The captured islands served as steppingstones to the next objective. In this way, American forces, led by general Douglas MacArthur, gradually moved north toward Japan. By 1944, the United States Navy, commanded by Admiral Chester Nimitz, was blockading Japan, and American bombers pounded Japanese cities and industries.
3. From the perspective of the United States, list all the advantages and drawbacks of using the atomic bombs on Japan during the war.
Advantages:
• The atomic bomb will save American lives because the U.S. will not have to invade Japan.
• It will end the war quickly by not dragging it on for years. It will reduce the financial cost of the war.
Drawbacks:
• Many innocent civilians will die as a result.
• Cities will be wiped out.
• The long lasting effects of the atomic bomb will be felt for many years.
• Other nations will want to have the powerful weapon of mass destruction.


05/02/16 Homework for WH and ECON

May 2, 2016

WH
Copy and answer questions #1-16 on page 496 to review Chapter 14. Due on Friday this week. Same day as your Chapter 14 Test.

ECON
Copy and answer questiosn #1-13 on page 326-327 to review Chapter 12. Due on Wednesday.


ECON: Chapter 13 Unemployment Project (80 Points) – Due on Monday, 05/09/16

May 2, 2016

Chapter 13: Economic Challenges
Section 1: Unemployment

Short Story on Google Slides

Based on the type of unemployment you have been assigned; create a short story to demonstrate an occurrence of your topic. In addition, incorporate elements of inflation and poverty into the plot of your story.

In your short story presented in Google Slides (5-7 Minutes), you should…

1. Have a defined setting with various characters.
2. Incorporate pictures of group members as characters throughout the story and also use pictures to establish your setting.
3. Be creative. Make it comical and entertaining for everyone. (PG Rating)
4. Utilize multimedia whenever you can. Incorporate music and video to enhance your presentation.

Remember, extra credit will be awarded for creativity and the use of multimedia.

  • Presentation Tips
  • Divide the work evenly with your partners working on each assignment.
  • Proofread all work carefully.
  • Make your show colorful and pleasing to the eye.
  • E-mail your Google Slides invitation to mkhsko@yahoo.com. In the subject field, type in your name, period, and topic. Failure to do so will result in a loss of points.
  • Use size 24 font.
  • Don’t copy and paste.
  • Eliminate any spelling and grammatical errors, a point will be deducted for every error present in the Google Slides.
  • Learn the pronunciation of every word. You have control of the content in your presentation, so do not include a word that you cannot enunciate properly. One point will be deducted for every word that is mispronounced.
  • Use text that provides contrast to the background
  • Use appropriate pictures for EVERY slide.
  • Use bullets to break up long paragraphs.

This project is worth 80 points and it is due on…
Monday, 05/09/16


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