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Unit 2 INB
Political Behavior: Government
by the People

Other Unit Assignments
Number Date Assignment Points
1 10/2 Political Behavior: Government
by the People Folder
20
2 10/2 Assignment Record Sheet 10
3 10/2 Unit 2 Standards 5
4 10/2 Unit 2 Word Splash 20
5 10/3 Ch 5 Political Parties Notes. Students must complete the handout using these powerpoint notes. 20
6 10/4 Ch 5 Primary Source - Reforming American Government & Ch 5 Sec 5 Party Organization 10
7 10/5 Ch 5 Close-up on the Supreme Court: Communist Party of Indiana v. Whitcomb 10
8 10/6 Ch 6 Sec 1 The Right to Vote 10
9 10/9 Ch 6 Sec 2 Voter Qualifications & Lucy Stone 10
10 10/11 Ch 6 Sec 2 Voter Qualifications Political Cartoon 10
11 10/12 Ch 6 Voting Rights Act News Article 10
12 10/13 Ch 6 Sec 3 & Sec 4 Summaries 10
13 10/16 Ch 7 Sec 1 The Nominating Process 10
14 10/18 Ch 7 Sec 2 & Sec 3 Elections and Money 10
15 10/20 Ch 9 Interest Group Cases 20
  TOTAL POINTS FOR THE UNIT FOLDER 185
Unit test date: October 24, 2017

Creating your own Political Party. Students will create their own political party, complete with a party name, 5-plank platform, process for nominating a presidential candidate, a plan for raising money, and how they will "get out the vote".
100 points. Assigned 10/24/2016, presentations on 10/30 and 10/31/2017.