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Course of Study MCPSS
MCPSS Curriculum Social Studies
http://www.mcpss.com/?PN=Pages&SubP=Level1Page&L=2&DivisionID=2141&DepartmentID=1989&PageID=3189&ToggleSideNav=ShowAll

Government Sites
Oyez Supreme Court Cases
http://www.oyez.org

Landmark Supreme Court Cases
http://www.landmarkcases.org/

Course Textbook
http://gov.glenco.com

C-Span
http://c-span.org

Open Secrets
http://opensecrets.org

The Living Room Candidate
http://thelivingroomcandidate.org

USA Today

Online Newspaper

http://www.usatoday.com

Fact Check.org
http://www.factcheck.org

Political Compass
http://www.politicalcompass.org

U.S. Census Bureau
http://census.gov

National Constitution Center
http://www.constitutioncenter.org/ncc_home_Landing.aspx

Presidents of the United States
http://www.presidentsusa.net/index.html

Federalist Papers
http://www.foundingfathers.info/federalistpapers/

Federalism
http://www.garyrutledge.com/AmFedGov/Lecture_Outlines/Federalism_Outline.htm

Federalism Overview
Marble Cake Federalism
http://www.unet.brandeis.edu/~woll/Federalismpp_files/frame.htm#slide0005.htm

Suite 101 Campaign Finance Reform Article
Article  regarding regulating money in politics
http://us-elections.suite101.com/article.cfm/understanding_campaign_finance_reform

Primary Elections
http://academic.regis.edu/jriley/413primaries.htm

Filibuster
http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2010/08/09/100809fa_fact_packer?printable=true

Antifederalists

 Questions

1.  What general argument did Anti Federalists have about The Constitution being the plan of government for the United States in 1787?

2.  Give an example of Anti-Federal Constitutionalism for each of the 3 areas noted in the essay:  federalism, the separation of powers and the bill of rights.

http://www.apsanet.org/imgtest/ConstThoughtAntifederalists.pdf

Fair Vote
http://www.FairVote.org

The Redistricting Game
http://www.redistrictinggame.org

U.S. History Sites
Exploring U.S. History

Students will use this site to analyze primary source documents.

http://chnm.gmu.edu/exploring/index.php

Presidents of the United States
http://www.presidentsusa.net/index.html

Federalist Papers
http://www.foundingfathers.info/federalistpapers/

Advanced Placement
AP Central
College Board website will link to AP course and exam information
http://www.collegeboard.com/

On Line Quiz
Classmarker.com

This site if for online quizzes

Directions:

http://classmarker.com

Polling Sites
Real Clear Politics
http://www.realclearpolitics.com/

Polling Report.
http://pollingreport.com

Gallup
http://gallup.com

Rasmussen
http://www.rasmussenreports.com/

Pew Research
http://pewresearch.org/

AP U.S GOVERNMENT EXAM REVIEW
Quizlet

Click AP and find links to AP Government flash cards

http://quizlet.com

Mrs. Newmarks
Review quizzes for AP Government and U.S. History
http://www.raleighcharterhs.org/faculty/bnewmark/1GoPoQuizzes.html

C-Span
Video, discussion about the AP Exam
http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/285657-6&showFullAbstract=1

AP MACRO ECONOMICS
Planet Money
Go to the China Currency Distortion link and listen
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=94427042

ZFacts

Look for National Debt Cl

http://zfacts.com/p/461.html

Bureau of Labor Statistics
http://www.bls.gov/

Geography Sites
Word of 7 Billion
http://http://www.worldof7billion.org/

Population Connnection
http://http://www.populationeducation.org/

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