BC: "Don't cry because it's over, Smile because it happened." - Dr Seuss
FC: sons of Liberty
1: Title Page | Page 2-3 | Remembering | Understanding | Pages 4-6 | Applying | Pages 7-9 | Analyzing | pages 10-11 | Evaluating | pages 12-13 | Creating | pages 14-15
2: Remembering | constitution -states forth the nations fundamental laws. It establishes the form of the national government and defines the rights and liberties of the American people. It also lists the aims of the government and the methods of achieving them | 2. The act or process of composing, setting up, or establishing. | 3. A constitution is a set of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is governed These rules together make up, i.e. constitute, what the entity is. When these principles are written down into a single or set of legal documents, those documents may be said to comprise a written constitution. | 4. the mode in which a state or society is organized; especially : the manner in which sovereign power is distributed | 5. The fundamental law of the state, containing the principles upon which the government is founded and regulating the divisions of the sovereign powers, directing to what persons each of these powers is to be confided and the manner it is to be exercised. | 6. Constitution's mission today is to promote understanding of the Navy’s role in war and peace through educational outreach, historic demonstration, and active participation in public events
3: The Constitution of the State of North Carolina governs the structure and function of the state government of North Carolina, United States; it is the highest legal document for the state and subjugates North Carolina law. All US state constitutions are subject to federal judicial review; any provision can be nullified if it conflicts with federal law or the US Constitution. | The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the United States of America. It is the framework for the organization of the United States government and for the relationship of the federal government with the states, citizens, and all people within the United States. | the constitution deals with all fifty states in the U.S. but the constitution of NC deals with the laws that govern only North Carolina by itself. | remembering-write down as many different definitions of the word constitution from dictionaries,books,etc and HIGHLIGHT the one that relates to a study of the us constitution. cite each sources.
5: understanding-illustrate using a flow map the complete process of how a bill becomes a law-using federal process.
7: Applying | applying- identify thought the of a chart,diagram or detailed essay how the system of checks and balances works to keep anyone of three branches of government from gaining to much power.
9: It is the responsibility of Congress to write and pass laws. The laws are made to protect peoples personal liberties and keep everyone safe. While the lawmaking process in the U S is slow, complicated. It was made that way on purpose . The 3 branches of government judicial, executive, and legislative must all work together and share power. the system of checks and balances makes sure that no branch of government gains more power than they should.
10: Analyzing | articles of confederation | congress could request or ask states to pay taxes | no system of federal courts | no provision to regulate interstate trade | no executive with power president of the US merely presided over congress. | both | Analyzing-compare and contrast the us constitution with the articles of confederation. discuss their similarities and differences in a detailed thinking map.
11: U.S constitution | court system created to deal with issues | congress has the right to levy taxes on individuals | congress has the right to regulate trade between states. | executive branch headed by a president who chooses cabinet and has checks on power of judiciary and legislative branches. | executive branch has power and is headed by the president. | each state is given 1 vote regardless of size. | no control of trade between states. t is controlled by congress
12: Evaluating | We the students of Mrs.Kaufman's class. to form a more perfect society will abide by the school rules and guidelines to achieve a better standard education for future generation's | preamble | article 1 legislative branch- all teachers powers shall be granted by the school(government).consist of the principle and school board. | articles 2 executive branch- the teacher has the power in the class room it is giving to them by the principle and the parents of the students. the teacher may appoint a student to help in daily activities.
13: home of the free because of our brave | article3-judicial branch- the students power comes from the teacher and any abuse of that power. will result in dismissal from class for discipline. | bill of rights 1. freedom to question. 2.if teacher is wrong i can go to higher authority. lol 3. in doing work projects procrastination is not allowed. 4.all work is turned in on time. 5.all rules and regulations are respected and upheld. 6. all work together respectfully.
14: Creating | The constitution is a living document. Because it can be changed at any time. The definition of a living document is it is being or can be changed by a person. An example is the school rules are a living document. Because every year they are being changed the rules are different. The dress code is also a living document because last year you couldn't wear holes above your knees this year you can but they have to be a sir tan length. Another example is a bid for a job. The job could be $4,000 but changes because something is taken out or added. So you see by my examples the constitution is a living document.
15: creating-defend the following statement;the constitution of the U.S is a living document . support your answer in a detailed essay citing at least three examples and/or facts based on your research of the topic
16: sources | world book ci-cz-4 | http://www.thefreedictionary.com/constitution | http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constitution | http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/constitution | http://www.lectlaw.com/def/c290.htm | https://www.e-education.psu.edu/geog432/node/135
17: sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart
20: today you can be anything you imagine
23: Home is where there's someone to love, and someone to love us.
25: "Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year." - Ralph Waldo Emerson