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    Chapter 1 section 3 notes Chapter 1 section 3 notes Presentation Transcript

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