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American History and Government

American History and Government

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American History and Government

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  1. American History and Government

  2. Vocabulary • Judiciary • Legislative • Executive • Checks • Balance • Statutory law • Case law • Ordinance • US Constitution • State Constitution • City Charter

  3. US Government Systems: Levels • Local • Municipal • Mayor/City Council/Municipal courts • County • County Commissioners/Sheriff • State • Governor/Legislature/Courts • Federal • US Constitution • Federal statutes • Tax Codes • Case laws • Executive orders

  4. US Government Systems: Checks and Balances • Executive • Legislative • Judicial Source: Crossroads Area Home School Assn.

  5. How to elect a president • Each party has its own primaries • Nominating conventions • General Election • Electoral College

  6. Schoolhouse Rock—America Rock • Genocide of American Indians • Shot Heard Round the World (War of Independence/Revolutionary War) • The Constitution • How a Bill Becomes a Law • Manifest Destiny [“Elbow Room”] • African Enslavement • Civil War