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    • Warm Up In an authoritarian government, freedom of speech is usuallyA. Protected by the government as a civil rightB. Guaranteed in the government’s constitutionC. Censored and controlled by the governmentD. Regulated only when it presents a clear and present danger
    • American Government Unit 1 – Lesson 8
    • Objective SWBAT analyze the values and principles of U.S democracy in order to explain the importance of these principles to the American way of life.
    • Agenda Objective/Agenda Review Warm Up Thomas Jefferson Quote Analysis Principles Poster Project Gallery Walk and Graphic Organizer Principles of Democracy Quotes Practice Exit Ticket
    • Warm Up In an authoritarian government, freedom of speech is usuallyA. Protected by the government as a civil rightB. Guaranteed in the government’s constitutionC. Censored and controlled by the governmentD. Regulated only when it presents a clear and present danger
    • Quote Analysis “In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.” Thomas Jefferson Answer the following on the bottom of your warm up sheet: What does this quote mean? What is a principle? What are some principles that guide your life?
    • Principles Poster Project You will be broken into small groups and assigned a principle of government. Your group will be responsible for using the readings provided to gather the following information for your poster: YOUR PRINCIPLE Explanation of Principle: Example: Visual Representation/Picture:
    • Gallery Walk Use your classmates posters to fill in the following information on your Principles of Government Chart:  Principle  Explanation  Visual Representation/Picture When you are finished the gallery walk, return to your seats and study the different principles.
    • Principles of Government Quotes Read each quote and determine the principle of government that it is referring to.
    • Exit Ticket(1) Why are these principles important to our democracy?(2) How do these principles assist in maintaining our current way of life?(3) _________ Which of these applies to a presidential veto? A. Checks and balances B. Judicial review C. Representative democracy D. Federalism