Do-Now                   We will work on a do-now after WSMS.
Do-Now                    Please work on your do-now silently.
Announcements             Tomorrow & Friday
Scenario 2•                         run for office in    Joel has always wanted to    California. He moved there 9 years ...
Review                     What did we talk about yesterday? What activities did we do?
American Idol                You will have 5 minutes to work with your group Remember:   You need to turn your lyrics ...
Lesson 3, Unit: The Federal System
Take-Home Point          Is the lawmaking process just or fair?
Today’s Agenda               Do-Now Announcements + Review AI Lawmaking   Notes   So True/So False
Powers of Congress              Which one of the 18 do you think is the most  important?
Lawmaking             One of the most important expressed powers that Congress has is Making the laws of the nation.
Lawmaking            A bill is a proposed law or                    NO! a draft of a law  YES!
A Step Back           Why do we have rough drafts when we write?
Lawmaking               Ideas for laws can come from members of Congress, voters favoring certain bills, a large group o...
Lawmaking                 What does the process look like?
Step 1                 The process begins with the introduction of a bill by a Senator or Representative in Congress.
Step 2                   The bill is then to sent to a committee in the house of Congress it started inHere it gets deb...
Step 3                   The bill is debated on the floor of each house**NOT AT THE SAME  TIME- it goes all the  way thr...
Step 4             The bill is voted on in each house
Step 5                  The president           Can I use                         my pink signs the bill into     pen to...
Lawmaking               A bill can begin in either house with the exception of appropriation bills or bills that deal wi...
Lawmaking              If the president vetoes a bill, Congress can override the veto with a two-thirds vote in both hou...
Lawmaking              Most bills do not survive this process                                     You will (Less than 5%...
So True/So False               Hold up your cards to indicate your response. Blue is true, and                        gre...
So True/So False            A bill on gun control can begin in either house.
So True/So False              Once a bill has successfully gone through the process in the House of Representatives, the...
So True/So False             A bill can die (be thrown out or forgotten) in the committee phase of the process in either...
So True/So False            Only Congressmen can propose ideas about laws.
So True/So False            Most bills become laws.
So True/So False                The President has the final say on whether or not a  bill becomes a law.
So True/So False            The process of making laws is very straightforward and simple.
Take-Home Point          Is the lawmaking process just or fair?
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Legislative branch lawmaking process

  1. 1. Do-Now  We will work on a do-now after WSMS.
  2. 2. Do-Now  Please work on your do-now silently.
  3. 3. Announcements  Tomorrow & Friday
  4. 4. Scenario 2•  run for office in Joel has always wanted to California. He moved there 9 years ago, having lived in Oregon all of his life. He’s so excited that he can finally run for the Congressional office of his dreams. Which office does he want to run for?
  5. 5. Review  What did we talk about yesterday? What activities did we do?
  6. 6. American Idol  You will have 5 minutes to work with your group Remember:  You need to turn your lyrics into me  You need to mention 6 powers in your song
  7. 7. Lesson 3, Unit: The Federal System
  8. 8. Take-Home Point Is the lawmaking process just or fair?
  9. 9. Today’s Agenda  Do-Now Announcements + Review AI Lawmaking  Notes  So True/So False
  10. 10. Powers of Congress  Which one of the 18 do you think is the most important?
  11. 11. Lawmaking One of the most important expressed powers that Congress has is Making the laws of the nation.
  12. 12. Lawmaking A bill is a proposed law or NO! a draft of a law YES!
  13. 13. A Step Back Why do we have rough drafts when we write?
  14. 14. Lawmaking Ideas for laws can come from members of Congress, voters favoring certain bills, a large group of Americans asking for bill, and the PresidentIndividuals and interest groups help shape laws
  15. 15. Lawmaking  What does the process look like?
  16. 16. Step 1 The process begins with the introduction of a bill by a Senator or Representative in Congress.
  17. 17. Step 2 The bill is then to sent to a committee in the house of Congress it started inHere it gets debated and revised
  18. 18. Step 3 The bill is debated on the floor of each house**NOT AT THE SAME TIME- it goes all the way through one house first and THEN begins the process again
  19. 19. Step 4 The bill is voted on in each house
  20. 20. Step 5 The president Can I use my pink signs the bill into pen to sign it?! a law
  21. 21. Lawmaking A bill can begin in either house with the exception of appropriation bills or bills that deal with money which begin in the House of Representatives
  22. 22. Lawmaking If the president vetoes a bill, Congress can override the veto with a two-thirds vote in both houses.
  23. 23. Lawmaking Most bills do not survive this process You will (Less than 5% survive, become laws). Bill!! Probs not, dude!
  24. 24. So True/So False Hold up your cards to indicate your response. Blue is true, and green is false.
  25. 25. So True/So False A bill on gun control can begin in either house.
  26. 26. So True/So False Once a bill has successfully gone through the process in the House of Representatives, the Senators just need to vote on it, and then it can go to the president.
  27. 27. So True/So False A bill can die (be thrown out or forgotten) in the committee phase of the process in either house.
  28. 28. So True/So False Only Congressmen can propose ideas about laws.
  29. 29. So True/So False Most bills become laws.
  30. 30. So True/So False  The President has the final say on whether or not a bill becomes a law.
  31. 31. So True/So False The process of making laws is very straightforward and simple.
  32. 32. Take-Home Point Is the lawmaking process just or fair?

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