Good Day! DRAW A LINE SEPARATING TODAY & YESTERDAY 1) Write: Date: 12/03/09 , Topic: Roots 9/11 2) On the next line, write “ Opener #51 ” and then: 1) Plot your mood, reflect in 1 sent . 2) Respond to the opener by writing at least 2 sentences about : Your opinions/thoughts OR/AND Questions sparked by the clip OR/AND Summary of the clip OR/AND Other things going on in the news. Announcements: None Intro Music: Untitled
Agenda 1) Roots of 9/11 What you will be able to do: 1) What are the Roots of 9/11 Reminder 1) Find & complete your 4 news pods
Review 1) Bureaucracy (Bu) : Part of Executive Branch , govt dept + agencies that execute the laws. 4 mil+ workers ( top 4000+ appointed by pres ) 2) Bu Secretaries : Secs hired/fired by Pres at any time. Sec balance loyalty to pres and their dept
Defense Department : Military policies DoD workers are Bu ( but soldiers ruled by independent military rules ) a) Secretary of Defense : Robert Gates b) Central Command (Mid East) : David Petraeus c) Commander in Afghanistan : Stanley McChrystal NSA Advisor: James Jones Sec of Defense: Roberts Gates General Petraeus General McChrystal
National Security Council : Advices Pres on national security ( Pres #1 duty is security ) a) Nat Sec Advisor : James Jones b) Secretary of State : Hillary Clinton c) Director of National Intelligence: Dennis Blair d) Secretary of Homeland Security : Janet Napolitano NSA Advisor: James Jones Sec of State: Hillary Clinton Sec of Defense: Roberts Gates DNI: Blair
3) Bu’s Power : a) Laws are often vague ( so Congress can avoid controversy, pass blame to Bu if goes badly ) b) Bu know more about the subject than Pres or Cong ( especially in technical subjects ) c) Bu gives details to laws to make them executable d) Bu can be slow/fast to enforce a law e) Bu’s job security (0.2% fired/laid off)
4) POTUS’ Power Over Bu : a) Pres appoints/fires heads to depts/agencies (4000+, Senate confirmation needed) b) Pres writes signing statements c) Pres makes executive orders
5) Congress’ Power over Bu : a) Cong creates or shuts down depts/agencies b) Cong appropriates more or less funding c) Cong conducts hearing investigations
Work #51a , “ 9/11 Congressional Hearing ” 1) With a partner, write down which bureaucracy (Dept like DoT, FBI, CIA, etc) would you call in to Congress (blame most) AND what question would you ask them? (include their name)
Work #51b , Title “ 9/11 Responses ” 1) Rank from most important action items to least important, for our government to do: a) Secure the national borders b) Arrest or kill terrorists c) Provide economic aid to poor nations d) Support developing democracies e) Find Osama Bin Laden f) Fight foreign leaders that help terrorists g) Strengthen relations with allies h) Strengthen anti-terrorism efforts among police, FBI, CIA, NSA i) Improve US’ image in other countries
Notes #51a , Title: “ Roots of 9/11 ” Islam : Monotheistic, related to Judaism + Christianity, 1 bil. followers , called Muslims a) Sunni : 85% (majority in Afghanistan, minority in Iraq) b) Shia : 15% (majority in Iraq and Iran) Muslim progressives : Believe in separation of Islam and govt , emphasize peace + equal rights ( Turkey, Bahrain, + many Muslim intellectuals ) Muslim extremism : Believe Muslim societies must be run by Muslim govts that strictly follow Quran, incd. limited women rights ( Taliban + Al Qaeda ) 1) Taliban : Extremists political party in Afghanistan + Pakistan that helps Al Qaeda ( want relig local gov ) 2) Al Qaeda : Terrorist group founded to support Islamic gov world wide + expel western influence ( US + Israel )
Work #51c , Title “ Video: Roots of 9/11 ” 1) Copy Source Title: Thomas Friedman 2…) Discuss questions on the board with a partner. Summarize your discussion ( include their name at the end ). Remember participation points are deducted if off task. 5 Reading/Film Qs Come From These Work Sections Time Bookmark: 00:00
Work #51d , Title “ 9/11 Debate ” Debate Topic: After 9/11, most the world supported the U.S. and was horrified by the terrorist acts. Some said the U.S. must strike back. They say that terrorist only know the fear of power. Other said the U.S. must take a higher road, the U.S. should follow the path of non-violence like Gandhi and Dr. MLKing. Should the U.S. attack and destroy those who hurt us OR Should the U.S. instead give charity and money to the poor countries that support terrorism to win their hearts over to America. 1) Read, pick a side, and explain why you picked that side. 2) Find out what your partner wrote, and write down their response ( include their name at the end ).
Causes of 9/11 : Immediate Cause a) Osama Bin Laden funds Al Qaeda training out of Afghanistan b) Poor cross-agency intel + Middle East intel Long Term Causes a) Internal struggle between religious fundamentalism + secular ( non-relig ) govt b) Lack of economic ( jobs ) + political opportunities ( democracy ) in their own nations ( Saudi Arabia, Palestine, Pakistan, Iraq ) c) Wealth gap between nations + resentment over Western political + cultural influences
Workbook Check (100 Points): Make Sure: 1) Name + Period written on cover AND side of notebook 2) Opener #s are highlighted 3) Plastic bag inside inside cover 4) Schedule/syllabus inside cover 5) Reference sheets inside cover Staple with the staples grappling in.
Homework: 1) Study today’s notes + work sections for a possible workbook quiz . 2) Pick and listen to your 4 news podcast by next Monday. Workbook Check: If your name is called, drop off your workbook with Mr. Chiang ( if requested, points lost if your workbook is not turned in )
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