Introduction -- for first two weeks

  
 
                
                                             from Carney ch 10 and 5
                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
READING IN CARNEY
 
 
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TOOLBOX
 
honesty
Torrance links
 
geography
 
CA ranking by area
CA ranking by population
 
   
 
Democracy by Petition:  used only at state and local levels of government  (Ross, p. 328-329)

a. Initiative (including Proposition 13- local government property tax reduction)

b. Referendum

c. Recall election

                        Note:  Democracy by Petition is one form of direct democracy
 
propositions
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political parties
 
 
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six main institutions of U.S. and CA government, p. 838
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terms
 
dates
 
review geography
 
  1.      U.S. states, larger, horizontal (b& w outline)
  2.      U.S. States, maller, vertical with task (b & w outline)
  3.      U.S. States without names, and D.C. (colors)    
  4.      U.S. States with names—click one; two insets (without territories)
  5.      U.S. States with ZIP abbreviations, two insets (with territories and D.C.)
  6.      U.S. States--click state for facts from U.S. Census Bureau (without territory locations)    
  7.      CNN electoral college map:  safe / leaning / toss up (requires Adobe Flash 8.0 or higher)
  8.      Interactive map from 270 to win.com (requires Adobe Flash 8.0 or highter)
  9.      Interactive map from pollster.com
  10.      Interactive map from electoral-vote.com
  11.      Map from fivethirtyeight.com (not clickable, but see abbreviaions)
  12.      North America (from Ben's guide--red kite)
  13.      North America, including labels for Alaska, Hawaii (from Ben's Guide--red kite)
  14.      North America, Washington, D.C. and all states including Alaska, Hawaii (from Ben's Guide--red kite)
  15.      North America, including Alaska, Hawaii (from CIA  World Factbook) 
  16.      U.S. territories listed alphbetically

 

    quizzes
     
    box below
    Carney ch. 6 SG on party positions
    Carney ch. 6 SG on party loyalty
    Carney ch 10 from tripod
     
      
     

     Name the state that....                      

    1. has most people
    2. is fastest growing
    3. shares coastline north of Mexico
    4. shares coastline with Mexico to the south
    5. shares coastline with Oregon to the north
    6. shares coastline south of Oregon
    7. has the 7th or 8th largest economy in the world
    8. has nation's largest commercial port
    9. has nation's second largest commercial port
    10. has the highest youth population
    11. has the highest population of millionaires 
    12. was the first to have two women U.S. Senators
    13. is the most urban state in the U.S. 
    14. has the third largest area among the 50 states
    15. has the second largest area among the 50 states
    16. has the largest area among the 50 states
    17. has one of the world's richest agricultural areas 
    18. began direct democracy
    19. has the most delegates at national presidential nominating conventions
    20. has the most electors
    21. has the most members in the House of Representatives
    22. has the most members in Congress
    23. has the population that is most underrepresented in Congress
    24. began democracy by petition
    25. was the first state to use the initiative, referendum and recall
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
                              
     
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