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Welcome to Civics!. ANPBTPOTPCTPOTPDS! H! 1. Pick up a Book 2. Pick up a Binder 3. Pick up the syllabus 4. Pick up the assignment schedule 5. Find your seat 6. Write down your homework. Card One: Got Goals?. 1. On Tuesday, October 14 th , 2009 I will be ...

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welcome to civics
Welcome to Civics!
  • ANPBTPOTPCTPOTPDS! H!
  • 1. Pick up a Book
  • 2. Pick up a Binder
  • 3. Pick up the syllabus
  • 4. Pick up the assignment schedule
  • 5. Find your seat
  • 6. Write down your homework
card one got goals
Card One:Got Goals?

1. On Tuesday, October 14th, 2009 I will be ...

2. One personal goal I have is . . .

3. One professional goal I have is . . .

Then . . .

Turn the card over. Write your first name BIG and your last name small:

Jeff

Feucht

card one whose got the power
Card One:Whose got the power?
  • 1. List all individuals, institutions, or circumstances that have power over you.
  • 2. List all individuals, institutions, or circumstances in which you have power.
power quotes
Power Quotes
  • 1. Rank each quote: 1-5
    • 5 = totally true
    • 1 = absolutely false
  • 2. Discuss your two most extreme numbers with the person next to you.
correct your chart find a partner
Correct Your Chart!Find a Partner!
  • monarchy -
  • dictatorship -
  • theocracy -
  • single-party state -
  • direct democracy -
  • parliamentary democracy -
  • presidential democracy -
why government
Why Government?
  • The two building blocks of government are
  • ______________________ &
  • ______________________
  • Aristotle -
  • Believed the ideal gov. was –
  • But the best realistic type was –
  • sovereignty -
forms of government
Forms of Government
  • monarchy -
  • dictatorship -
  • theocracy -
  • single-party state -
  • direct democracy -
  • parliamentary democracy -
  • presidential democracy -
the three economic questions
The Three Economic Questions
  • What should be produced?
  • Who should produce it?
  • How should it be shared?
economic systems
Economic Systems
  • traditional -
  • market -
  • command –
capitalism market economy
Capitalism (Market Economy)
  • private ownership –
  • free enterprise –
  • competition –
  • prices set by -
  • Results in ____________ & _____________
  • L A I S S E Z – F A I R E -

Marx said Capitalism is . . .

  • good for ______________ , but . . .
  • The ________ get ____________ & the _______ get ____________
  • Eventually the _________ decide to _________
  • Leads to . . .
socialism communism command economies
Socialism & Communism (Command Economies)
  • __________________ controls “the means of production”
  • __________________ makes the economic decisions
  • The goal of these systems -
most economies today mixed
Most Economies Today (mixed)
  • Example of a capitalist leaning mixed economy today –
  • Example of communist leaning mixed economy today –
  • Examples of “democratic socialist” nations today –
    • High _________ , But the government pays for -
for tonight
For Tonight
  • Add to Homework & Participation Binder - #4 - 9/3: Read Section 3.3 (p.46-51) in Government Alive!: Power Politics & You! Complete the following using complete sentences in your answers:
  • Create a timeline that extends from 1619 to 1776. On your timeline, plot the following events with the correct year:
  • • Mayflower Compact
  • • Virginia House of Burgesses
  • • French and Indian War
  • • Stamp Act
  • • Battles at Lexington and Concord
  • • Declaration of Independence
  • Write a brief description of each event. Then explain how each event influenced the development of American government.