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September 11-15 2017

Monday/Tuesday-Soft Due date for Notebooks. Cover Page. Section 4. Section 5-Primary Sources
Wednesday/Thursday- Unit 1 Summative Assessment
Friday- Notebook Hard Due date. Socratic Seminar

Unit 2 Standards and Learning Objectives

Content Standards
10.2.2 List the principles of the MagnaCarta, the English Bill of Rights 
(1689), the American Declarationof Independence (1776), the French 
Declaration of the Rights of Man & the Citizen (1789), and the U.S. Bill of Rights (1791)

10.2.4 – Explain how the ideology of the French Revolution led France to develop from constitutional monarchy to democracy, to despotism in the Napoleonic Empire
 Learning Goals
1.  Describe how the Enlightenment philosophies defined the relationship between the government and the governed.
2.  Explain the characteristic stages of a revolution.
3.  Explain the impact nationalism had on other countries in Europe and the Americas.

Socratic Seminar Monday/Tuesday

Opening discussion question.  
Does the US adhere to the five Modern Principles of Democracy?

Unit One Overview

Focus Questions
1. What is the purpose of government?
2. What is the nature of the relationship between the government and the governed?
3. How do the concepts of individualism and equality influence the choice of government?
4. Why is rule of law considered the basis of good government?
5. How are the liberties of the minority protected from the will of the majority? 
Learning Goals
1.  To establish what both the Greeks and the Romans believed about government.
2. To determine how the philosophies of Plato and Aristotle affected the development of Western political thought.
3.  To distinguish between similarities and differences of Judeo-Christian & Greco-Roman views of law, faith, reason and the duties of the individual.
-Judaism, Christianity, & Islam’s  views of ethics, responsibility of the individual, importance of laws
-Differences between a direct democracy and a Republic
- Significance of Law of the Twelve Tables
-Role the Ten Commandments played in ethical monotheism
-Greek philosophers such as Plato and Aristotle’s on responsibilities of citizens and government
1. Greek Roman Contributions Worksheet. 
2.  Grecco-Roman/Judeo Christian Worksheet
3. Democracy development in England
4. Enlightenment
5 In 50 to 60 words (no more or no less), please describe medieval England, how it contributed to democracy, how the Magna Carta was born in England, and the importance of written law.