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  • Colonialism and American Foundations Sample Test Questions - … following best describes English common law? A a system of law based on precedent and customs B laws passed to restrict common rights … ignored property, contracts, and personal injury D a system of law that England has since declared void Use the following picture … believed that Native Americans should be exempt from British tax laws D Colonists were angered that taxes were higher in the … stifle criticism of the 1798 administration C They felt the laws were unconstitutional and a violation of individual and state s …
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  • Definition Essay: The Law - … injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law. Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. (American Minister and Civil Rights … , 1929-1968) Lawless are they that make their wills their law. William Shakespeare (British Dramatist and Playwright, 1564-1616) Write an essay in which you define the word Law. Basic Requirements: Introduction paragraph with thesis statement (HINT: This thesis …
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  • Exploring North Carolina's Government and Environment with The Lorax - … (e.g., local charters, maintain a militia, pass ordinances and laws, collect taxes, supervise elections, maintain highways, types of local governments … citizens and government agencies are involved in protecting the environment. Laws are passed on the local, state and federal level to … local agencies are supposed to enforce those laws. Often, citizens must advocate for such laws to be considered however.) 3. Show students …
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  • United States v. Virginia - … , leadership, movements, Supreme Court decisions, etc.). Materials Voices of American Law DVD Documentary. Available here: o Voicesofamericanlaw.org United States v … surrounding Supreme Court cases. o http://www.oyez.org/ Cornell Law School: Legal Information Institute Good primary source resource for Supreme Court opinions. o http://www.law.cornell.edu/ Additional Activities Provide students with copies of the …
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  • US Constitution 101 - A Power Point Introduction to the US Constitution - … -in-Chief Grant pardons Make treaties Appoint federal officers Ensure laws are executed Article III: Judicial Branch Supreme Court judges serve … created by Congress Important Powers: Decides cases of Constitutional law and federal law Cases involving ambassadors go straight to Supreme Court Judicial … states Article VI: Federal Power Supremacy Clause: Federal law is supreme to state law No religious tests for public office Important Amendments …
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  • Rosa Parks: How I Fought for Civil Rights Teaching Guide - … the following question: Are people ever justified in breaking the law? Have students consider circumstances where they think it might be … her seat. The Supreme Court hadn't ruled that segregation laws were unconstitutional. Civil rights leaders had launched a violent protest … the movement felt about the civil rights leaders breaking the law. Supporting All Learners 4th Edition Standards & Benchmarks United States History …
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  • American Revolutionary War Kick-Off - … among the original 13 states by making it the supreme law of the land. Identify people who were involved in its … were created for the independence of our country are still law. Also, the leaders of the war are still heroes to … persuading citizens of the colonies to vote on the new laws while including 3 major ideas in the Constitution. Advanced Preparation … to get people to vote for the Constitution The new law of the Colonies. Tell the students they can use information …
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  • The Life of Muhammad - … . Many of these controversies, surrounding, for example, the kinds of laws Muhammad established to govern his followers and his practices during … expanding, jurists and other political figures created a system of laws, combining Qur'anic teachings and examples from Muhammad's life … an expanding empire. Many Muslims refer to this body of law as sharia. Several countries and political organizations include sharia as …
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  • Clean Water Legislation - … . 3. Students will lobby local, state, and federal law makers for stronger laws dealing with environmental issues. 4. Students will identify and … . Who does the special interest groups represent? c. Why do law makers listen to certain special interest groups? Step 4- Divide … their mission, concerns, and goals. Step 8- Teams will lobby law makers to support their special interest goals. Teams may write …
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  • Modeling Hot and Cold Planets - … . These relationships provide a qualitative understanding of the Inverse Square Law. (Refer to http://www2.jpl.nasa.gov/basics/bsf6-1.html for a definition of this law.) Teacher Notes Topic , Activity B: Experimenting with Computer Models  Experimental … ) and the temperature-distance relationships leading to the Inverse Square Law. At the end of this class period, the Investigation Questions …
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