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A.P. U.S. History
Period 1: 1491-1607
Period 2: 1607-1754
Period 3 1754-1800
Period 4: 1800-1848
Period 5: 1844-1877
Period 6: 1865-1898
Period 7, Part 1 : 1890-1929
Period 7,Part 2: 1929-1945
Period 8: 1945-1980
Period 9: 1980 to Present
Themes at Turn of the 20th Century
World War I
The Jazz Age
The Great Depression
The New Deal
World War II
The Civil Rights Era
The Vietnam War Era
Nixon to Carter
The Modern Era
What is "Government?"
Origins of US Gov't
The Legislative Branch
The Executive Branch
The Judicial Branch
Intro. to Law
The Purpose, Values and Kinds of Law
American Legal System
Consumer and Housing Law
What is Culture?
The Roman Empire
Early Africa & the Americas
The Muslim World
Empires of the Americas
European Middle Ages
Buddhism and Hinduism
The Age of Exploration and Enlightenment
What is Psychology?
All About Oil
Unit 5 The Executive Branch
Unit 5: The Executive Branch
Chapter 9, 8, and 10
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What's it like to be the most powerful person in the world? What are the sources of and limits to presidential power? What makes an effective president and how have they changed the nature of the office? How do the members of the executive branch aid the president in fulfilling his or her multiple obligations? We'll learn about all of this and more in the next 10 to 15 days! Yeah!
Life Long Understandings:
As the leader of the most powerful country in the world, the president has expansive powers to influence even control the political , domestic and international affairs of the United States.
The president power while not unlimited, changes with his / her vision of the office, the checks of the other branches of this power, and the level of support and involvement of members of the executive branch.
To effectuate his obligations as president, he or she is the leader of a massive bureaucracy of federal agencies.
Which role, as head of state, chief diplomat, and commander in chief, is the most important for a president's success as the leader of the nation's foreign policy?
What is the president’s role in the growth and stability of the American economy?
Within the scope of constitutional limitations and powers, how have different presidents define the office differently?
What leadership quality do you think are the most important to the success of a president?
How have factors that limit the role of the cabinet as an advisory body affected the relationship between cabinet officers and the presidents they serve?
In what ways are the members of the White House Executive Office similar to and different from the president’s cabinet?
Why has Executive Office of the President become necessary and perhaps more important that the Cabinet?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of bureaucrats in our government?
Why do you think people sometimes get frustrated with government bureaucracy?
Study Guide and Powerpoints:
Study Guide Executive Branch 2014.doc
Executive Branch Chap 9.ppt
Executive Branch Chap 8.ppt
Executive Branch Chap 10.ppt
Official Website of the White House
The President's Cabinet
The Executive Office of the President
President Council on Women and Girls
National Archives Link to Presidential Libraries
U.Va's Miller Center for Public Affairs
Campaign Spending 2008
Personality Traits of Presidents
Who Who in the Presidential Cabinet?
Inside Obama's Presidency
Inside the President's Cabinet
Executive Office of the President
What is an Executive Order?
Immigration Executive Order
The Electoral College Explained
The Electoral College Explained
TV Coverage of the 2000 Election
THe Electoral College and the 2000 Election
Explaining The 2000 Election
Bush v. Gore
Activities and Exercises:
pres sweet sixteen.xlsx
I Civics Game: Executive Command
Bush v Gore
cabinent department worksheets.docx
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