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  • 1. Today’s Plan <ul><li>Jumpstart Assignment - On a scale of 1 to 10, how would you rank the job that President Obama has done so far in office. Explain your answer. (1 is terrible, 10 is great) </li></ul><ul><li>Reading Minute </li></ul><ul><li>Group Activity – Forms of Gov’t </li></ul><ul><li>Notes – Chapter 1, Section 3 </li></ul>
  • 2. Foundations of Democracy <ul><li>Democracy is not inevitable, democracy exists because people believe in its basic concepts. </li></ul>
  • 3. Concepts of Democracy <ul><li>Worth of the individual (working for the greater good) </li></ul><ul><li>Equality of all persons (equality of opportunity not wealth) </li></ul><ul><li>Majority Rule/Minority Rights </li></ul><ul><li>Necessity of Compromise </li></ul><ul><li>Individual Freedom (balance b/t individual freedom and societal good). </li></ul>
  • 4. Democracy and the Economy <ul><li>Free-Enterprise – Private ownership of goods </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Law of Supply and Demand organizes the market </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mixed Economy – private enterprise exists with government regulation </li></ul></ul>
  • 5. Jumpstart Assignment <ul><li>Do you agree with the following quote by John F. Kennedy: </li></ul><ul><li>“ The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.” </li></ul><ul><li>Explain your answer. </li></ul>

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