Topic
PowerPoint(s)
Video(s)
Topic 1 -
Foundations of
Government

- None
Topic 2 -
Foundations of
Economics

- Manifestoon "Anti-Communism" Video
- Howard Zinn's "American Empire"
Topic 3 -
Pre-Constitution


- Representative Democracy in America (Episodes 1-6)
- Daniel Shays' Rebellion
Topic 4 -
Constitution

- United States Constitution*
- Marbury v. Madison
Topic 5 -
Bill of Rights

- "I Plead The Fifth" Dave Chappelle Clip
- Westboro Baptist Church
- Gideon's Trumpet*
Topic 6 -
Citizenship & Voting


- "Little Rock 9" Video Clip
- Ernest Green Interview
- 2008 Vice-Presidential Debate FactCheck
Topic 7 -
Legislative Branch

- Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Topic 8 -
Executive Branch

- West Wing: The Short List
Topic 9 -
State & Local Govt.

- None
Final Exam
Materials



*Videos available at LHS Library
Online Textbook: We The People: Companion Website
Syllabus:Syllabus_GovA.doc