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Upcoming Global Studies Monotheism Test (10/30 - All)

Here is the content that you need to be reviewing for your upcoming test.


Essential Questions: What makes people believe? What is the global effect of Judaism and, conversely, how is the world affecting Judaism? What is the global effect of Christianity and, conversely, how is the world affecting Christianity? What is the global effect of Islam and, conversely, how is the world affecting Islam?

Essential Content and Themes:
Monotheism Tree Religious Figures & Stories Judaism: Abraham, Joseph, Moses, David, The Commandments, and the Covenant Christianity: Adam & Eve, Cain & Abel, Jesus, the Apostles, Revelations Islam: Muhammad, Abraham Religious Beliefs Daily Life: Tenets of the faiths, Sabbath, Seder, Ten Commandments, Five Pillars, Importance of Language Food Regulations: Kosher, Lent, Halal
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Civics Class: Watch and take notes about the politics and presidency of LBJ to kick off our Executive Branch Unit. Copy is at https://youtu.be/gfhHskdSanIhttp://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/lbj/#part01, and below.

Global Studies: You are either going to work on the Apartheid DBQ (yes you need to write the essay part) OR you are going to watch "Engineering an Empire: Egypt" to round out your Africa Unit (copy at https://youtu.be/44F6G5Ehsls, posted below, and in the blue cabinet). Don't forget that you have a test on Wednesday, and extra copies of the review sheet are on the side table AND on this page.


Global Studies Monotheism Unit Overview

Monotheism Unit Overview

Essential Questions: What makes people believe? What is the global effect of Judaism and, conversely, how is the world affecting Judaism? What is the global effect of Christianity and, conversely, how is the world affecting Christianity? What is the global effect of Islam and, conversely, how is the world affecting Islam?

Essential Content and Themes: Monotheism Tree Religious Figures & Stories Judaism: Abraham, Joseph, Moses, David, The Commandments, and the Covenant Christianity: Adam & Eve, Cain & Abel, Jesus, the Apostles, Revelations Islam: Muhammad, Abraham Religious Beliefs Daily Life: Tenets of the faiths, Sabbath, Seder, Ten Commandments, Five Pillars, Importance of Language Food Regulations: Kosher, Lent, Halal

Civics Overview for Executive Branch Unit

Unit 2: The Executive Branch (LINK)
Essential Question:How do decisions made by executive agencies impact individuals and groups outside the government?
Themes and Terms: Roles and responsibilities of the President and Vice President Qualifications, Order of Succession, Diplomatic Powers, Executive Orders, Executive Privileges, Term Limits Political parties Two-party system, third parties, party comparison Electoral college system and its criticisms Minority vs. Majority, Representation, Consequences Major players in the executive branch Role of Vice President & Cabinet Secretaries Elections vs. Appointments Powers Process of elections and nominations Elector, Conventions, Electoral College vs. Popular Vote, Primaries vs. Caucuses, Party Platforms Checks on Executive power Legislative Check Veto Power Judicial Check Judicial Review
Summative Assessments: Current Event on the current President (10/13) DBQ on Presidential Term Limits (10/20) Presidential Platform Summative Research Project (Due 10/27)
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