Unit VII - Ch. 12, 13 & 14
The Presidency, Policy Making & the Bureaucracy
Tuesday/Wednesday, November 17/18
1. Assignment: Read Article II of the Constitution (back of your textbook, online, in an app or in your handy-dandy pocket Constitution) and complete the Article II Questions.
Thursday/Friday, November 19/20
Boundaries of Presidential Power PowerPoint (Optional)
Review Presidential Power
1. Class Activity: Look at President Truman's daily appointments and discuss how he performed the eight distinct roles of the President in one day: commander-in-chief, chief of state, chief executive, chief administrator, chief diplomat, chief citizen, chief legislator, and party leader.
- Discuss the complexity of the job of president. How do the various roles played by the president contradict and overlap? Which presidential role do you believe is the most important? Why?
3. Class Discussion: Compare Federalist 70 to Antifederalist 70
The Politics of Shared Power
Monday, November 23: Ch. 12 Quiz!
Budget Policy Making: Ch. 13 Google Slides Presentation
Tuesday, November 24: Early Release!
Wednesday, November 25 - Friday, November 27: Thanksgiving!
Monday, November 30: Ch. 14 Quiz!
Bureaucracy FRQ Practice
Chapter 14 Reading Quiz
Tuesday/Wednesday, December 1-2
The Power to Persuade - Neustadt Presentation
The Power to Persuade Guided Reading due.