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WELCOME TO AP GOPO


James Bopp  Citizens United interview

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/article/james-bopp-what-citizens-united-means-for-campaign-finance/

This is the Learning module for Campaign Finance you can use to complete the worksheet for Monday

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6NboxQX6p-I

527 groups
Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (2002)
Buckley v. Valeo (1976)
Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (2010)
class actions suits
Federal Election Campaign Act (1971)
free riders
McConnell v. Federal Election Commission (2003)
political action committees (PACs)
soft money
super PACs
 

**** Assignment for Monday 1/7  is located under files “Work for Monday 1/7”

Gerrymandering link:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/01/13/this-is-actually-what-america-would-look-like-without-gerrymandering/?utm_term=.c5f44b76a5df

DUE Tuesday 1/8

under Links: Click on the Prezi "Nominating...." complete the question sheet on the prezi while watching the prezi

Thursday 12/20

Unit 3 consists of the following Chapters: 7/8/9/10

Define the following Terms (in your notebook)- Use Chapter 9

apportionment
coattails
congressional campaign committee
critical election
incumbent/incumbency
gerrymandering
lame duck
open seat
plurality election

redistricting
safe seat
sophomore surge
 


Due Monday : Under Files Polls Assignment

Here is the link and follow the directions:   Only complete this assignment after you complete the first part

https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/2016-swing-the-election/



Due Friday 11/30: Read " Beyond Red and Blue" under Links on this page;  take notes and come up with your own definition of Political Typology (if I see or believe that people did not read this I will give you a quiz on the spot.


UNIT 2 TERM QUIZ--- THURSDAY NOVEMBER 29- TERMS ARE UNDER FILES


ASSIGNMENT DUE Wednesday 11/21:  Using the AP GOPO Textbook under Department Resources

Select Chapter 4 enter PW SFPGOPO (in all caps)  read and take notes on the chapter-- at the end of the chapter there are 6 Questions (Questions to Consider)  you are to write at least 1-2 paragraphs for each question (detailed)  You may type this as well.  This assignment will count as a test grade.

Keep in mind a paragraph at your level should be at least 10-12 sentences.


ASSIGNMENT DUE MONDAY 11/19

UNDER FILES : COMPLETE THE ASSIGNMENT UNDER -- Contemporary American Political Ideologies



POLITICAL COMPASS QUIZ

https://www.politicalcompass.org/



ASSIGNMENT FOR WEDNESDAY 11/7

UNDER LINKS READ THE ARTICLE POLITICAL CULTURE (hw)

AFTER READING ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS ( TO BE COLLECTED--1ST GRADE OF THE 2ND QTR)

1. EXPLAIN THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN VALUES AND BELIEFS.

2. WHAT IS A SUBCULTURE?

3. DEFINE IN YOUR OWN WORDS CLASSICAL LIBERALISM.

4. EXPLAIN THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN EQUALITY OF OPPORTUNITY AND EQUALITY OF RESULTS. hoW DO THESE IDEAS AFFECT MODERN SOCIETY?

5. EXPLAIN EACH IDEOLOGY :  LIBERAL, CONSERVATIVE, LIBERTARIAN AND POPULIST.

6. WHY IS THERE DISSENT IN THE UNITED STATES?




DUE MONDAY 10/1: READ AND TAKE NOTES AND COMPLETE THE QUESTIONS FOR THE BRUTUS ESSAY AND FEDERALIST 10 

                                  YOU WILL FIND THESE ESSAYS UNDER FILES.   BE SURE TO COMPLETE THE BRUTUS OUTLINE HANDED OUT                                        IN CLASS TODAY (IF YOU WERE ABSENT TODAY PLEASE SEE ME IN W011 FOR THE SHEET TOMORROW)

DUE MONDAY 9/24: CONSTITUTION SCAVENGER HUNT  (FOUND UNDER FILES) 

YOU DO NOT NEED TO PRINT IT JUST WRITE DOWN THE ANSWERS


Applying the Models of Democracy Current Scenarios:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSchjzdiJRplgYsnwgcXydFXaNlIBxCeGqcMN9f4k3P2zdVT9w/viewform?fbzx=-7140370416750253000