082709 Gov Team Political Ideology 50m

415 views

Published on

Published in: News & Politics
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
415
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
4
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

082709 Gov Team Political Ideology 50m

  1. 1. WELCOME GOV TEAM August 27, 2009 Ted Kennedy: A Man and a Myth - Joan Vennochi, Boston Globe A Virtuoso of American Politics - Ross Baker, USA Today It's Finally Time to Let Go of Camelot - John Kass, Chicago Tribune The Succession: Preparing for a Scramble - Michael Grunwald, Time How the Kennedys Changed America - Janet Daley, Daily Telegraph The Lion Cub of the Senate - Adam Clymer, New York Times Where Have All The Dealmakers Gone? - Gerald Seib, Wall Street Journal The Burden of Legacy - Richard Cohen, Washington Post Kennedy's Legacy Not as Heroic as Some Think - Howie Carr, Boston Herald The Future of Kennedy Liberalism - Alan Wolfe, Boston Globe The Real Agenda is 'Redistributive Change' - Victor Davis Hanson, NRO Health Care By Any Means Necessary - Katrina vanden Heuvel, The Nation The War on Terror is Dead - Daniel Henninger, Wall Street Journal Probing CIA Helps Preserve National Security - Joe Conason, NY Observer What the Attack on the CIA Really Means - Herbert Meyer, Amer. Thinker James Reston's Inexplicable Kennedy Crush - Jack Shafer, Slate Britain and the Lockerbie Bomber - Con Coughlin, Wall Street Journal More Kennedy: Hatch | Harrop | Forbes | Cocco | Jacoby | Hunt | Barone Editorials Edward Kennedy, 1932-2009 - Boston Globe Roundup of Ted Kennedy Editorials - RealClearPolitics The Real CIA News - Wall Street Journal Iran's Unstable Regime - Washington Post Politics & Election News Grieving Dodd to Weigh Banking, HELP Chairmanships - Politico Kennedy's Legacy Includes Long List of Prominent Aides - The Hill Democrats Vow to Return Money from Financier - Washington Post Sanford Refuses to Heed Lt. Governor's Call for Resignation - The State
  2. 2. Agenda 1) Political Ideology 2) Ideology Debate Essential Question 1) What political ideology are you? Reminder By 9/04: a) watch unit dvd b) discuss dist. Questions c) begin process of research (going through textbook q’s and own q’s ) d) look at unit mp3s
  3. 3. Notes #3a , Title: “ Political Philosophy Wrapup ” 1) Classical Republican (Greek: Spartan, Roman) : Gov should protect the community. 2) Natural Rights (Enlightenment: Locke, Paine) : Gov should protect indiv. freedom.
  4. 4. Work #3a , “ Natural Rights vs Classical Republican Debate ” 1) Read the 2 sides, choose 1 side, and write which you choose and explain why . 2) Then write down what your partner thinks ( include their name at the end ). 1 2 3 4 5 CON: Classical Republican 1) The fundamental role of gov is to maximize the community’s long term freedom 2) The can improve organize us to do great things we could never do alone PRO: Natural Rights 1) The fundamental role of gov to maximize our freedom 2) No one knows what’s best for me than me
  5. 5. Notes #3b , Title: “ Political Ideology ” 1) Political Ideology : A schema (lens) in which you view government/the world, family #1 influence (mom) (Conservative, Liberal, Moderate) 2) Conservative (Right): Personal freedom self responsibility, smaller government ( Republican, Libertarian ) 3) Liberal (Left): Community responsibility, active government ( Democratic, Green ) 4) Moderate (Center): Mixed views.
  6. 6. Notes #3b , Title: “ Political Ideology ” 1) Political Ideology : A schema (lens) in which you view government/the world, family #1 influence (mom) (Conservative, Liberal, Moderate) Felders
  7. 7. Notes #3b , Title: “ Political Ideology ” 2) Conservative (Right): Personal freedom self responsibility, smaller government ( Republican, Libertarian )
  8. 8. Notes #3b , Title: “ Political Ideology ” 3) Liberal (Left): Community responsibility , active government ( Democratic, Green )
  9. 9. Notes #3b , Title: “ Political Ideology ” 4) Moderate (Center): Mixed views.
  10. 10. Notes #3b , Title: “ Political Ideology ” 1) Political Ideology : A schema (lens) in which you view government/the world, family #1 influence (mom) (Conservative, Liberal, Moderate) 2) Conservative (Right): Personal freedom self responsibility, smaller government ( Republican, Libertarian ) 3) Liberal (Left): Community responsibility, active government ( Democratic, Green ) 4) Moderate (Center): Mixed views.
  11. 11. 5) Political Party : A group of ppl with similar views who try to get ppl with their views elected. 6) Republican Party (GOP, Red, Elephant, Right): Self Responsibility. More gov role in social conduct, less gov in economic activity. 7) Democratic Party (Blue, Donkey, Left): Community Responsibility. Less gov role in social conduct, more gov in economic activity. 8) Third Party : Other than D or R 9) Libertarian: Less gov in social conduct and less business activity.
  12. 12. 5) Political Party : A group of ppl with similar views who try to get ppl with their views elected .
  13. 13. 6) Republican Party (GOP, Red, Elephant, Right): Self Responsibility. More gov role in social conduct, less gov in economic activity.
  14. 14. 7) Democratic Party (Blue, Donkey, Left): Community Responsibility. Less gov role in social conduct, more gov in economic activity.
  15. 15. 8) Third Party : Other than D or R
  16. 16. 9) Libertarian: Less gov in social conduct and less business activity.
  17. 17. 5) Political Party : A group of ppl with similar views who try to get ppl with their views elected. 6) Republican Party (GOP, Red, Elephant, Right): Self Responsibility. More gov role in social conduct, less gov in economic activity. 7) Democratic Party (Blue, Donkey, Left): Community Responsibility. Less gov role in social conduct, more gov in economic activity. 8) Third Party : Other than D or R 9) Libertarian: Less gov in social conduct and less business activity.
  18. 20. 2008: GOP/McCain: 46% DEM/Obama: 53%
  19. 21. 2008: GOP/McCain: 46% DEM/Obama: 53%
  20. 22. 2008: GOP/McCain: 46% DEM/Obama: 53%
  21. 23. 2008: GOP/McCain: 46% DEM/Obama: 53%
  22. 24. 2000: GOP/Bush: 48% DEM/Gore: 48%
  23. 25. 2008: GOP/McCain: 46% DEM/Obama: 53%
  24. 26. 2004: GOP/Bush: 51% DEM/Kerry: 48%
  25. 27. 2004: GOP/Bush: 51% DEM/Kerry: 48%
  26. 28. 2004: GOP/Bush: 51% DEM/Kerry: 48%
  27. 29. 10) PRESIDENT : Democratic SENATE: 58 Democratic (60%) , 1 Dem-Indie, 1 Dem-Socialist-Indie, 40 Republican HOUSE: 257 Democrats (59%), 178 Republican, 0 Indie SUPREME COURT: 5/9 Judges Conservative VOTER POLL : 24% Republican, 36% Democratic, 37% Independent
  28. 30. PRESIDENT : Democratic President Barack Obama (D)
  29. 31. SENATE: 58 Democratic (60%) , 1 Dem-Indie, 1 Dem-Socialist-Indie, 40 Republican Majority Leader Harry Reid (D)
  30. 32. HOUSE : 257 Democrats (59%), 178 Republican, 0 Indie Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D)
  31. 33. VOTER POLL: 24% Republican , 36% Democratic , 37% Decline to State
  32. 34. 5 of 9 of the judges are Conservative (no justice is openly partisan) Sotomoyer (D) replaces Souter (D)
  33. 35. Liberal Media CNN leans left in viewership and editorial content, but news is intended to be neutral Liberal Talking Heads Michael Moore Bill Moyers John Stewart Arianna Huffington Keith Olbermann Al Franken Hollywood stars lean liberal.
  34. 37. Conservative Media FOX leans right in viewership and editorial content, but news is intended to be neutral Conservative Talking Heads Michael Savage Rush Limbaugh John Stossel Bill O'Reilly Ann Coulter Glenn Beck Michelle Malkin
  35. 39. Work #3b , Title “ Party Platforms ” 1) Go through 2a-2k & 4a-4k , rate each topic: 1 3 5 Agree Mixed Disagree Count them up, which is LESS? 2) Compare your results, briefly summarize how you and your partner are similar or different.
  36. 40. Discuss but don’t write: a) Does it matter if your neighborhood has the same views as you? b) Does it matter that your friends have the same views? c) Does it matter if your future wife/husband has the same views?
  37. 41. Debate Prep: 1) Decide if you are doing the opener or closer . 2) Discuss with your group what your arguments will be. 3) Write some ideas on your mini-notecard .
  38. 42. Debate Format 30 seconds - Opener 1 Pro Side 30 seconds - Opener 2 Pro Side 30 seconds – Opener 1 Con Side 30 seconds – Opener 2 Con Side 30 seconds - Debaters Regroup 30 seconds – Rebuttal 1 Pro Side 30 seconds – Rebuttal 1 Con Side 30 seconds – Rebuttal 2 Pro Side 30 seconds – Rebuttal 2 Con Side 1 2 3 4 5 PRO CON
  39. 43. Class Beliefs 1) Be fearless and all heart. You have the power to empower others.
  40. 44. Class Beliefs 2) Step up, open up, and take risks. You get what you put in.
  41. 45. Class Beliefs 3) Be your true self. Learn and acknowledge who other people truly are.
  42. 46. Class Beliefs 4) Challenge ideas, not the messenger. Never stop questioning!
  43. 47. Class Beliefs 5) Ask for help, accept help, offer help. Be inclusive, leave no one out. .
  44. 48. Class Beliefs 6) Be responsible, you affect others. If you lose someone’s trust, earn it back.
  45. 49. HOMEWORK: 1) Schedule and begin September’s unit meetings on researching congressional Q’s (8 hrs). To be ready for comp, your unit must research/discuss/debate (from multi-viewpoints) each “ WHAT DO YOU THINK ” and “ REVIEWING AND USING THE LESSON ” section of your unit. After that, your unit should explore beyond the book.

×