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  • Spring 2014 Final Exam Study Guide & Info Your final exam in this class is on Thursday, May 29th @ 8:00 AM (normal class time - 1st Period) I realize this is early, but I will be out of ...
    Posted May 6, 2014, 8:00 AM by Jamie Martin
  • Spring 2014 Midterm Exam Info & Study Guide Your midterm in this class is on Thursday, April 3rd @ 8:00 AM (normal class time - 1st Period)It will cover chapters 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, & 19. You will ...
    Posted Mar 26, 2014, 6:26 PM by Jamie Martin
  • Spring 2014: Textbooks & Class Supplies For 2013-14 US Government, you will need a copy of the textbook, Magruder's American Government (ISBN: 978-013-16-68-034). Try to make sure it is 2006 ...
    Posted Feb 2, 2014, 2:20 PM by Jamie Martin
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 Date Assigned Assignment Date Due
Mon. 04/07/2014Read Ch. 7Fri. 04/11/2014
Mon. 04/07/2014Current Event #7: McCutcheon v. FEC (Wiki link for backgroundThu. 04/10/2014
Mon. 04/14/2014Mock Election (In-Class ONLY)Wed. 04/16/2014
Mon. 04/28/2014Read Ch. 10Mon. 05/05/2014
Mon. 04/28/2014Current Event #8: Gun ControlFri. 05/02/2014
Thu. 05/01/2014Letter to Congress (see me for details)Mon. 05/05/2014
Tue. 05/06/2014Read Ch. 13Wed. 05/14/2014
Tue. 05/06/2014Current Event #9: ImmigrationTue. 05/13/2014
Thu. 05/15/2014Read Ch. 18Thu. 05/22/2014
Thu. 05/15/2014Current Event #10: BenghaziWed. 05/21/2014
Thu. 05/29/2014Final Exam: Ch. 7, 10, 13, & 18
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Make-Up Day: Fri. 05/30/2014
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Spring 2014 Final Exam Study Guide & Info

posted May 6, 2014, 7:57 AM by Jamie Martin   [ updated May 6, 2014, 8:00 AM ]

Your final exam in this class is on Thursday, May 29th @ 8:00 AM (normal class time - 1st Period) I realize this is early, but I will be out of town during your traditional finals time for the AP U.S. History reading, so we're going to get it done early.

It will cover chapters 7, 10, 13, & 18. You will have 40 matching, 40 multiple choice, and 7 essays of which you will do 4. Here's a copy of the study guide.

If you are completing an index card to use on the exam, you must turn it in to me no later than Wednesday, May 28th!

Spring 2014 Midterm Exam Info & Study Guide

posted Mar 26, 2014, 6:26 PM by Jamie Martin

Your midterm in this class is on Thursday, April 3rd @ 8:00 AM (normal class time - 1st Period)

It will cover chapters 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, & 19. You will have 30 matching, 30 multiple choice, and 5 essays of which you will do 3. Here's a copy of the study guide.

If you are completing an index card to use on the exam, you must turn it in to me no later than Wednesday, April 2nd!

Spring 2014: Textbooks & Class Supplies

posted Feb 2, 2014, 2:18 PM by Jamie Martin   [ updated Feb 2, 2014, 2:20 PM ]

For 2013-14 US Government, you will need a copy of the textbook, Magruder's American Government (ISBN: 978-013-16-68-034). Try to make sure it is 2006 or newer (anything older than that is WAY too old). If you would like to purchase an e-book version of the textbook instead, that is also acceptable (and encouraged). 

You will also need a single-subject spiral-bound notebook for journaling and other in-class purposes, if you are getting your school supply shopping done early.

Here's a copy of the syllabus & curriculum, if you want an advance look. Remember, Government is a ONE SEMESTER course--you had a different set of materials (and a different teacher) for Economics.

Email me if you have any other questions or concerns! :)

Fall 2013 Final Exam Details & Study Guide

posted Jan 20, 2014, 5:24 PM by Jamie Martin   [ updated Jan 20, 2014, 5:25 PM ]

Your final exam in this class is on Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 @ 8:00 AM (2 hour exam time)

It will cover chapters 6, 7, 10, 13, & 18. You will have 25 matching, 35 multiple choice, and 7 essays of which you will do 4. Here's a copy of the study guide.

If you are completing an index card to use on the exam, you must turn it in to me no later than Friday, January 24th!

Fall 2013 Midterm Info & Study Guide

posted Nov 3, 2013, 1:43 PM by Jamie Martin

Your midterm in this class is on Wednesday, November 6th @ 8:00 AM (normal class time - 1st Period)

It will cover chapters 1, 3, 4, 19, & 5. You will have 25 matching, 35 multiple choice, and 7 essays of which you will do 4. Here's a copy of the study guide.

If you are completing an index card to use on the exam, you must turn it in to me no later than Tuesday, Nov. 5th!

2013 History Fair Guidelines

posted Oct 3, 2013, 7:04 PM by Jamie Martin

History Fair guidelines have been distributed and work should be underway! Download a copy of the guidelines HERE and a topic submission form HERE. Deadlines are as follows:

Topic Submission Form: Friday, October 18th, 2013
Final Paper and Film: Friday, November 15th, 2013

Film Festival will be held on Thursday, November 21st, 2013 in the Theater from 8:00 - 11:00 AM, with live performances following in the Cafeteria until noon. 

Textbooks & Class Supplies

posted Jul 29, 2013, 3:46 PM by Jamie Martin   [ updated Aug 29, 2013, 6:27 PM ]

For 2013-14 US Government, you will need a copy of the textbook, Magruder's American Government (ISBN: 978-013-16-68-034). Try to make sure it is 2006 or newer (anything older than that is WAY too old). If you would like to purchase an e-book version of the textbook instead, that is also acceptable (and encouraged). 

You will also need a single-subject spiral-bound notebook for journaling and other in-class purposes, if you are getting your school supply shopping done early.

Here's a copy of the syllabus & curriculum, if you want an advance look. Remember, Government is a ONE SEMESTER course--you will have a different set of materials (and a different teacher) for Economics.

Email me if you have any other questions or concerns! :)

Finals Pick-Up

posted Jan 28, 2013, 6:10 PM by Jamie Martin

US Government is concluded for the 2012-2013 school year. Please pick up your final exams in my classroom when you get a chance, especially if you will not be taking Economics for the spring. Thanks for a great semester!

Final Exam - Thu. 1/24

posted Jan 11, 2013, 7:00 AM by Jamie Martin

Your midterm in this class is on Thursday, January 24th. It will cover chapters 6, 7, 10, 13, & 18. You will have 20 matching, 30 multiple choice, and 7 essays of which you will do 4. If you are completing an index card to use on the exam, you must turn it in to me no later than Friday, January 18th!

Midterm Exam

posted Nov 2, 2012, 7:25 AM by Jamie Martin

Your midterm in this class is on Thursday, November 8th. It will cover chapters 1, 3, 4, 5, 19, & 21. You will have 20 matching, 30 multiple choice, and 7 essays of which you will do 4. If you are completing an index card to use on the exam, you must turn it in to me no later than Tuesday, Nov. 6!

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