Mar 10

AP Macro – 3/11/2020

I.  Bellwork Q&A

  • On iLearn 37.2 WS

II.  Objectives:

  • Interpret measures of long-run economic growth
  • Describe how real GDP has changed over time
  • Explain how real GDP varies across countries
  • Identify the sources of long-run economic growth
  • Explain how productivity is driven by physical capital, human capital, and technological progress

III.  Discussion:Long Run Economic Growth Pages 365 -371

  • Analyze Real GDP per Capita
  • Economic growth Rates Figure 37.1 p366
  • Incomes Around the World  Figure 37.2 p367
  • History of Long term growth rates (productivity) p.367-368
  • Rule of 70
  • Productivity (Human Capital, Physical Capital, & Technology)

IV.  Classwork:

  • Page 371 -372 Check Understanding 1-3, Tackle the Test 1-5
  • Module 37 Questions on iLearn
Mar 10

AP Macro – 3/10/2020

I.  Objectives

  • Determine how fiscal and monetary policy is implemented to manipulate AS/AD and the money supply to achieve the economics goals of stable prices and low unemployment..
  • Analyze and construct economic models used to demonstrate monetary policies effect on interest rates, RGDP, Price levels, and unemployment.

II.  Section 6 Test

A.  FRQ – 15 m

B.  MC – 45 min

Mar 10

Government – 3/10/2020

I. Bellwork

Many modern day presidents use executive orders in times of crisis or to expand programs they believe in. Do you think presidents should have this sweeping power over the 320 million Americans in the United States? Since recent presidents are usually elected by only half of the country, is the executive order too much power for one person? In your opinion, if the voters decided to take this power away, what could they replace it with? Can we ever ensure that one person will not use this power for bad deeds instead of good? How can Congress, the courts, and voters make sure this does not happen?

II.  Objectives:

  • Compare the four methods of amending the Constitution
  • Debate the merits of three unsuccessful amendments. 
  • Using primary sources examine how the principles of federalism and popular sovereignty are reflected in the amendment process.

III. Discussion Formal Amendment Chapter 3 Section 2

Notebook:Amending the Constitution 

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