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dcs-armstrong

Checks Checks Balances - 0 views

    • dcs-armstrong
       
      The Constitution is the United States version of "Civil Law" 
    • dcs-armstrong
       
      The Constitution is the United States version of "Civil Law" 
  • hat was an important decision because it gave specific powers to each branch and set up something called and and balances.
  • point of checks checks balances was to make sure no one branch would be able to control too much power, checks it created a separation of powers
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  • some examples of how the different branches work together:
  • legislative branch makes laws
  • President in the executive branch can veto those laws
  • legislative branch makes laws
  • judicial branch can declare those laws unconstitutional.
  • President in the executive branch can veto a law,
  • legislative branch can override that veto with enough votes.
  • egislative branch has the power to approve Presidential nominations
  • control the budget
  • and can impeach the President and remove him or her from office.
  • executive branch can declare Executive Orders, which are like proclamations that carry the force of law
  • judicial branch can declare those acts unconstitutional.
  • judicial branch interprets laws
  • President nominates Supreme Court justices,
  • who make the evaluations.
    • dcs-armstrong
       
      The Judicial branch interprets laws, but the President appoints Supreme Court Justices (judges). The judges that the President appoints are the people who interpret the law.
    • dcs-armstrong
       
      The Judicial branch interprets laws, but the President appoints Supreme Court Justices (judges). The judges that the President appoints are the people who interpret the law.
  • judicial branch interprets laws
  • enate in the legislative branch confirms the President’s nominations for judicial positions
  • Congress can impeach any of those judges and remove them from office
  • Constitution divided the Government into three branches
Garth Holman

Biography for Kids: Julius Caesar - 0 views

  • four Roman legions
    • Garth Holman
       
      In the military operations of Lucius Cornelius Sulla and Julius Caesar, a legion was composed of 10 cohorts, with 4 cohorts in the first line and 3 each in the second and third lines. The 3,600 heavy infantry were supported by enough cavalry and light infantry to bring the legion's strength up to 6,000 men.
  • Many of the leaders were jealous of Caesar and his following.
  • Consul was the highest ranking position in the Roman Republic.
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  • Caesar became governor of the province of Gaul.
  • Caesar announced that he was going to return to Rome and run for consul again.
  • give up the command of his army first.
    • Garth Holman
       
      Why would we not want a man leading an army to come back to Rome with his army? 
  • In 46 BC Caesar returned to Rome.
  • most powerful man in the world.
  • The Senate made him dictator for life and he ruled like a king.
    • Garth Holman
       
      Checks Checks Balances are gone Checks so it the Tripartite Government.  The Republic is now an Empire with one ruler! 
  • changed the calendar to the now famous Julian calendar with 365 days and a leap year.
    • Garth Holman
       
      Enduring Impact?  JULY is named after Caesar!  
  • Caesar was too powerful.
  • He was stabbed 23 times.
    • Garth Holman
       
      Julius Caesar's death did not end the rule of the Dictator....they war for power was just starting and never again would the Republic Control ROME! 
  • Caesar Augustus.
  • While in Egypt he fell in love with the queen of Egypt, Cleopatra. He helped her to become pharaoh and had a child named Caesarion with her.
  • aristocrats.
    • Garth Holman
       
      Wealthy Romans who controlled the Senate 
Garth Holman

Medieval Education - 2 views

  • free education to every boy
    • Lily S
       
      Only boys?
  • using a bone or ivory stylus on wooden tablets coated with green or black wax
  • Knights were also educated and looked down upon if they could not read and write
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  • Only daughters of the very rich and powerful were allowed to attend select courses.
  • At 14 or 15
  • continue education at a university
  • The cap and gown that college graduates wear today have their roots in medieval academic garments
  • empire needed educated people if it was to survive
  • Girls were virtually ignored when it came to education.
    • Garth Holman
       
      Yes, girls were not educated
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    Has everything in the Middle Ages - Education, Clothing, Entertainment, and more
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    Covers all major topics of middle ages: education, clothing, bathing, games, music festivals, village life, etc... Check it out with your diigo on. 
dcs-armstrong

3 Branches of Government for Kids and Teachers - FREE Lesson Plans & Games for Kids - 0 views

    • dcs-armstrong
       
      When they say the Legislative branch "makes new laws" what they really mean is that the Legislative branch makes suggestions on what new laws should be. These suggestions are called "bills" it doesn't officially become a law until it goes through the entire process.
    • dcs-armstrong
       
      When they say the Legislative branch "makes new laws" what they really mean is that the Legislative branch makes suggestions on what new laws should be. These suggestions are called "bills" it doesn't officially become a law until it goes through the entire process.
  • he men who wrote the Constitution wanted to make sure that no one branch became too powerful
  • checks checks balances
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  • president is the commander in chief
    • dcs-armstrong
       
      (He commands the army)
    • dcs-armstrong
       
      (He commands the army)
  • BUT - the president cannot get
  • money to pay anyone
  • without the approval of Congress.
  • nearly everyone appointed by the president
  • pproved by Congress before they can take office.
    • dcs-armstrong
       
      Think what vocabulary word describes the first line "The government of the United States is composed of three branches".
    • dcs-armstrong
       
      Think what vocabulary word describes the first line "The government of the United States is composed of three branches".
  • judicial branch
  • three branches
  • egislative branch
  • executive branch
  • executive branch sees that laws are carried out
  • legislative branch makes new laws
  • judicial branch makes sure that the laws
  • agree with the Constitution
Cameron G.

Guide to Life on a Medieval Manor - 0 views

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    This has a great picture that visually explains a medieval manor and it's contents. It also gives some good information. Check it out! 
Garth Holman

Featured Flyers - Smore - 0 views

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    A great little program to easily make "flyers" for school clubs, but much more...projects for class.  Check it out. Like weebly drop and drag
Rose Black

Plagiarism checking tool - the most accurate! - 0 views

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Garth Holman

Magna Carta 1215 - 1 views

  • was forced into signing
  • formation of a powerful parliament
  • The purpose of the Magna Carta was to curb the King
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  • The Church - The Church was to be free from royal interference, especially in the election of bishopsTaxes - No taxes except the regular feudal dues were to be levied, except by the consent of the Great Council, or ParliamentThe right to due process which led to Trial by JuryWeights and Measures - All weights and measures to be kept uniform throughout the realm
  • "That no freeman ought to be taken, or imprisoned, or disseized of his freehold, liberties, or privileges, or outlawed, or exiled, or in any manner destroyed, or deprived of his life, liberty, or property, but by the judgment of his peers, or by the law of the land."
  • The Magna Carta demonstrated that the power of the king could be limited by a written grant.
    • Garth Holman
       
      The Parliament: "After the death of King John, his son Henry III began to rule on the throne of England. King Henry III expanded the council of his advisors to include certain members of the clergy and important members of the various cities and towns. This great council began to be known as Parliament."   KINDA LIKE OUR HOUSE and SENATE--Groups that advises the main leader or and him. 
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    See summary of Magna Carta for four major ideas found in the Magna Carta that limited the power of the King. 
alove_

Objectivity and Bias in the Study of History - 0 views

  • Voltaire pointed out that history is a pack of tricks we play upon the dead.
  • the present can and does influence our knowledge of the past because past events do not any longer exist anywhere except in mind of the historian, who has now become both subject and object.
  • Some people have gone so far as to say that the closest we can get to what actually happened is to believe what the records say actually happened.
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  • Historical thought about the past and all history, consequently, is the history of thought.
  • We can also check one person’s version of what actually happened by comparing it with that of another person or by examining all the relevant sources ourselves.
  • History is not a branch of literature, it is a science.
    • alove_
       
      I would say the opposite...
dcs-armstrong

The Middle Ages - 4 views

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    Great site that was found by a student.  It has links to each social class and much, much more.  Check this one out.  Easy to read and clear. 
Josh S.

Inventions, Achievements - Ancient Greece for Kids - 8 views

  • Trial by Jury Greek Columns   Greek Architecture Fables and Legends Greek Myths Comedy, Tragedy, Satire, Theatre The Olympics Roots of Democracy  Ancient Greece Hall of Fame
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      Click on these to learn more about whatever item they created/invented
  • arts, philosophy, science, math, literature, and politics. 
  • edy, Satire, Theatre
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  • Comedy, Tragedy, Satire, Theatre
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    A list of ancient greece inventions with links better describing them
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    Check this out for facts of inventions of Ancient Greece
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    Ancient Greek Theater
dcs-armstrong

Sam V. - Social Studies - 0 views

  • Fiefs
    • dcs-armstrong
       
      I think you meant Vassal
  • fiefs
  • five steps without dropping it. If you didn't drop it then you were innocent. If you did drop it then you were guilty and went to jail
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  • l and walking
    • dcs-armstrong
       
      They wrapped the hand then check later if it was healing correctly. 
Garth Holman

Free Online Grammar Check, Spelling, and More | PaperRater - 0 views

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    Helps kids see if their paper contains plagiarized text before they turn it in. 
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