Please see Mrs. Goodwin for any questions, notes, or quizzes that may accompany the videos.

Types of Government Video and Notes:
1. Print out your notes sheet.
2. Watch the video below to fill in your notes.

Civic Duty v. Civic Responsibility Notes (play the powerpoint and copy notes)

Who are American Citizens?
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The American Colonies:

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During the Enlightenment in the 1600's and 1700's, many political philosophers met to discuss their ideas about government. Among the most influential of these were John Locke, Jean Jacques Rousseau, and Baron de Montesquieu.

The Road to the Revolution

Road to the Constituion
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The Almost Painless Guide to the Constitution:

Understanding the Legislative Branch

Understanding the Executive Branch

Understanding the Judicial Branch


Almost Painless Guide to the Executive Branch

Questions to complete

Almost Painless Guide to the Judicial Branch

Getting to Know the Supreme Court

Almost Painless Guide to the Election Process

The Presidential Election

Standard Deviants School American Government: Civil Rights

Court Proceedings for Criminal Cases:

Court Case Interactives
Landmark Case Interactive Time Line
A Day in the Life

You, the Juror

Busted: The Citizen's Guide to Surviving Police Encounters

You the Juror Video: Watch this video and create a diagram of a court room with all the key people. Be sure to incude describe the roles of all key people!

The Sentencing of Bill Thomas: Juvenile Justice Video

North Carolina Government Web Search

My Budget Simulation Template
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Plan a Meal for a Family of Four
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  • Use an weekly sales paper from a local grocery store. Teacher will provide paper.
  • Plan a week of meals for a family of four based on the guidelines on the document below.
  • Print out and get started!

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Credit and Credit Cards
  1. Print out video questions and quiz.
  2. Watch Credit and Credit Card Video Below