Mar 09

AP Macro – 3/09/2020

I. Belwork

Page 363 – Free Response Question

II. Objectives:

  • Interpret and construct economic models to demonstrate the impact of monetary policy on interest rates and price levels in the short and long run
  • Use the Phillips curve to show the nature of the short-run trade-off between inflation and unemployment
  • Construct, analyze and interpret graphs demonstrating expansionary and contractionary monetary policy and the short and long rum impact on Prices, Inflation, and GDP

III. Classwork

IV. Exam Tomorrow

Review AP Classroom Questions for Exam Module 30-34

Possible FRQs – Phillips Curve, Money Supply Graph, LRAS,SRAS & AD

Mar 09

Government – 3/09/2020

I Bellwork:  Questions & Answers

C03s1Federal and State Power

  1. Based upon the graphic, what powers do the Federal Government and State Government share under the Constitution
  2. Based upon the graphic, what powers solely belong to the  Federal Government?
  3. Based upon the graphic, what powers solely belong to the  State Governments?

II  Objectives:

  • Review and discuss the checks and balances between the three branches of government
  • Explain the roles the legislative and judicial branches play in regulating executive orders
  • Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, as well as in words) in order to address a question or solve a problem. 

III.  Discussion

  • Checks and Balance
  • Executive Orders

How do executive orders work? – Christina Greer

IV.  Classwork

A.  Executive Orders:Q&A 

  1. What is an Executive Order?
  2. Explain how two ways a president has the ability to issue executive orders?
  3. How can the Supreme Court revoke an executive order?
  4. How can Congress revoke an executive order?
  5. List 3 presidents and executive orders that they issued.
  6. Many presidents believe issuing executive orders is more effective than working with Congress and passing laws. What other ways can presidents move their agenda forward? Do you think President Roosevelt was fair when he gave the military authority to target Japanese-Americans, German-Americans, and Italian-Americans in certain regions across the country and put them in internment camps? Did he overreach his power?
  7. Search through the executive orders issued by President trump over the last 4 years at the link below, list and explain one you supportĀ  and one you do not support.

B.  Fix iCivics Names

  1. Log into your account, select the purple “My iCivics” box in the upper-righthand corner
  2. Click  “Edit Profile” – Type your real name,
  3. Select “Save” at the bottom of the pop-up screen.

V.  Quiz Wednesday