Friday 10/26/07

In Friday on October 26, 2007 at 10:56 am

US History

Objective: Analyze the differences between the Democrat-Republicans and Federalists.

1. Bell Ringer: What are the advantages and disadvantages of a two party political system?

2. Finish party issue slogans.

3. Each pair will come up and read their slogan, their partners will write down the slogans on a party platform sheet. These both will be turned in at the end of the class.

IB History of the Americas


Analyze campaign materials from the 1828 Presidential election and interpret their effect on the American Political landscape.

Interpret ideas about federal vs. state control as argued through the Articles of Confederation up to and including the ratification of the US constitution.

Provide and in depth analysis of the effectiveness of both the Articles and Constitution on American Politics.

1. Bell Ringer: Tell students to copy the Campaign Material Chart

2. Discuss the Document Based Analysis Project 1828 Election and place students into groups.

3. Show students the 2007 campaign ads and fill out the campaign chart.

4. Finally, show students where they can find their specific campaign ads at the IB site.

5. HW: Read AP Ch. 13 pg. 256-72

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