General Course Information
Due Monday, Nov. 6
This helps with the brainstorm and to take notes.
We will watch the film, "13 Trillion and Counting".
We will complete a movie sheet with this.
We will diagram the budgetary process.
Chapter 14 questions are due today.
Mr. Smith essays are due if you did not turn them in yesterday.
We will be taking notes on fiscal and monetary policies and read sections of chapter 17.
Due Thursday January 5th.
We will watch "Can Mr. Smith get to Washington Anymore?" There is a sheet to complete as you view.
We will finish our film.
We will write and type up our essays about "Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore?" They are due on Wednesday.
We will be discussing "Who is a civil servant?"
Read the beginning of chapter 15 to "bureaucracies as implementors".
Turn in Mrs. Smith papers.
We reviewed who is a civil servant.
We discussed different executive agencies and government corporations.
We introduced the concept of implementation and read about 6 factors that can create strong or weak implementation.
We will practice implementation by creating new PHS policies.
We will discuss regulation looking at the internet.
Read "regulation" to end of the chapter.
We will do an activity with iron triangles.
Chapter 15 key terms and questions are due.
We will start our research on the project, "Fight for your Life in the Bureaucracy". You will need a partner and an agency.
Chapter 15 quiz tomorrow.
We will start and complete our research on the project, "Fight for your Life in the Bureaucracy". You will need a partner and an agency.
We will take our chapter 15 quiz today.
We will continue with our project, "Fight for your Life in the Bureaucracy".
We will review for our unit test: chapters 13-15.
We will take our unit test over chapters 13-15.
We will be presenting our "Fight for Your Life in the Bureaucracy" projects.
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Stephen Pontoni, from the state level of the Democratic party is here to speak.
Listen to the podcast and draw what the problem is and a solution. There is a handout that goes with this assignment.
After watching the video clip, answer the following questions:
1. Why are manufacturing jobs coming back to he U.S.?
2. Why is the "Golden Triangle" a good place for manufacturing to be located?
3. What techniques does Joe Max Higgens use to attract businesses?
4. What new products are being produced in Mississippi?
5. What kinds of jobs and benefits are being created?
6. What did the local government need to do to attract business? What did potential workers need to do?
Please listen to the following podcast and answer the questions.
Please read the following articles to find evidence to help support your argument in your paper.