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06.0 Unit 6 (Citizenship 2)

 

Our Economic System and Structure of State & Local Government

Warm-Up Activity
Economics
State and Local Government
Unit 6 Review Exam

06.0.1 Warm-Up Activity(Citizenship2)

 

Write a comprehensive answer to the three questions below:

1. When you say the Pledge of Allegiance you promise three things. What are they?

2. Why do we have a government system for the nation, state, and local areas?

3. What is the name of our economic system, and why do we have such system for our nation?

Approximate Student Minutes Needed to Complete: 30 minutes

Scoring Method: teacher-scored

Total Points Possible: 30 points possible

06.1 Economics(Citizenship2)

 

Go to the website section of the class to read the information on the Executive Branch and Bureaucracy there will be several URLs for you to study. Be prepared to answer study questions on the material.

Economics

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economics

Capitalism

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capitalism

Communism

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&oi=defmore&defl=en&q=define:Communism

Socialism

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=define%3Asocialism

Marx

http://www.historyguide.org/intellect/marx.html

Supply

http://www.socialstudieshelp.com/Economics_SupplyDemand.htm

Banks

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&oi=defmore&defl=en&q=define:bank

Banks_2

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bank

Credit union

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=define%3Acredit+union

Cost of living

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&oi=defmore&defl=en&q=define:Cost+of+livin...

Cot of Living_2

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cost_of_living

Labor Unions

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Labor_unions_in_the_United_States

Monopoly

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monopoly

Blue Collar

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_collar

White Collar

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White-collar_worker

Inflation

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&oi=defmore&defl=en&q=define:Inflation

Recession

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=define%3ARecession

Depression

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economic_depression

Stock Market

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&oi=defmore&defl=en&q=define:Stock+Market

Currency

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_dollar

06.1.1 Study Questions - Economics (Citizenship2)

 

Economics Assignment
1.What is economics?

capitalism
2. What is capitalism?

communism
3. What is communism?

socialism
4. What is socialism?

Marx
5.Who is Karl Marx and what is his economic theory?

supply
6. What are the laws of supply and demand?
7. How is the price of anything determined?

banks
credit union
8. What do banks do? What do Credit Unions do?

cost of living
9. What does it mean when we say Cost of Living?

Labor Unions
10. What is the purpose of a labor union?

11. What is a monopoly?
12. Why are monopolies good and bad?

Blue Collar
White Collar
13-14. What is a blue collar worker and a white collar worker?

Inflation
Recession
Depression
15-17. What is inflation? Recession? Depression?

Stock Market
18. Why do TV News always tell you what the stock market is doing? Why would you or your family want to own stock?
19. What does owning stock mean?

Currency
20. Why is our money the way it is? Why is it important to know how our economy works?

Approximate Student Minutes Needed to Complete: 30 minutes

Scoring Method: teacher-scored

Total Points Possible: 40 points possible

06.1.2 Economics Exam (Citizenship2)

 

This quiz will assess your understanding of the material presented in this section of Unit 6.

Approximate Student Minutes Needed to Complete: 30 minutes

Scoring Method: computer-scored

Total Points Possible: 50 points possible

06.2 State Government(Citizenship2)

 

Go to the website section of the class to read the information on the Executive Branch and Bureaucracy there will be several URLs for you to study. Be prepared to answer study questions on the material.

States' powers and limits

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Constitution

Rights

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tenth_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution

State Powers

http://www.basiclaw.net/Constitution/StatePowers.htm

10th Amendment

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tenth_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution

Supremacy

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supremacy_clause

Full faith

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Full_Faith_and_Credit_clause

Education

http://www.ed.gov/about/overview/fed/10facts/index.html

Initiative

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Initiative

Referendum

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Referendum

Recall

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Recall_election

Utah Constitution

http://elections.utah.gov/asacandidatefor.html

State Legislature

http://le.utah.gov/

Utah Constitution

http://www.utcourts.gov/courts/sup/

Purpose

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_purpose_of_government

Utah Government

http://www.utah.gov/

Local Government

http://www.thegreenpapers.com/slg/UT.html

Ordinance

http://www.legal-definitions.com/ordinance.htm

Public notice

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_notice

County

http://www.lectlaw.com/def/c321.htm

Township

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&oi=defmore&defl=en&q=define:township

City

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&oi=defmore&defl=en&q=define:City+Governme...

Municipality

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&oi=defmore&defl=en&q=define:municipality

Mayor

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mayor#United_States

Commission

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=define%3Acity+commission&btnG=Search

Council

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&defl=en&q=define:city+council&sa=X&oi=glossar...

UHP

http://highwaypatrol.utah.gov/

Sheriff

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheriff

City

http://www.slcpd.com/

Budget

http://www.governor.utah.gov/GOPB/

Sales Tax

http://www.google.com/search?q=define:sales+tax

Income Tax

http://www.google.com/search?q=define:income+tax

Property Tax

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=define%3Aproperty+tax&btnG=Search

Excise Tax

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&oi=defmore&defl=en&q=define:Excise+Tax

Federal Reserve

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Reserve_System

Keynesian

http://www.econlib.org/library/Enc/KeynesianEconomics.html

Fiscal Policy

http://www.finpipe.com/fiscpol.htm

Debt

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Debt

Deficit spending

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deficit_spending

Income tax

http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0005921.html

Estate tax

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&oi=defmore&defl=en&q=define:Estate+Tax

Tariff and Duties

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tariff

Taxes and you

http://www.taxfoundation.org/taxfreedomday/

Entitlement

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Entitlement

Expenses

http://www.warresisters.org/piechart.htm

Expenses_2

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Expense

Debt

http://www.bartleby.com/65/de/debt-pub.html

Revenue

http://www.utahfoundation.org/briefs/2005_01_incometax.html

Clean Air

http://www.eoearth.org/article/Motor_Vehicle_Air_Pollution_Control_Act_of_1965,_...

Welfare

http://www.welfareinfo.org/

Public Assistance

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&defl=en&q=define:public+assistance&sa=X&oi=gl...

Foreign Aid

http://www.usaid.gov/fani/

Corporation

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&oi=defmore&defl=en&q=define:corporation

Coop

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=define%3Acooperative

Tax

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/State_income_tax

Authoritarian

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Authoritarianism

Economic Systems

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economic_system

Political Systems

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Political_system

Utah Constitution_2

http://www.onlineutah.com/constitution.shtml

Ordinance_2

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ordinance

06.2.2 State Government Exam(Citizenship2)

 

This test will assess your understanding of the concepts presented in this section of Unit 6.

Scoring Method: teacher-scored

Total Points Possible: 0 points possible

06.2.3 Unit 6 Exam(Citizenship2)

 

This exam will assess your understanding of the concepts in Unit 6.

Scoring Method: teacher-scored

Total Points Possible: 0 points possible

06.2.4 State and Local Government Assignment(Citizenship2)

 

State and Local Government Assignment
1. What are some things according to the Constitution that a state cannot do?

State Powers
2. What are powers only a state has and what are some of them?

Supremacy
3. What does the Supremacy Clause do and where is it found?

Full faith
4. What is the Full Faith and Credit clause do and where is it found?

education
5 What does the state do for primary and secondary education?

Initiative
6. What is an initiative?

Referendum
7. What is a referendum?

Recall
8. What is a recall?

Utah Constitution
9. What are the qualifications for being Governor of Utah?
10. How long does a Governor serve and is there a limit to how long one can serve in Utah?

State Legislature
11. How is the Utah state legislature set up?
12. How many members are there and when and where do they meet?
13. What is the term of a member of the Utah House of Representatives? Senator?
14. What are the qualifications for each house of the state legislature?
15. What are some ways that citizens of a state can get directly involved in the legislative process?

Utah Constitution
16. How are members of the Utah State Supreme Court selected?
17. Is it more powerful that the United States Supreme Court? Why?
18. Then what does the Utah State Supreme Court do?
19. How many judges are on it? How did they get appointed there?

Purpose
20. What is the main purpose of state government?

Utah Government
21. Who is the Governor of your state? What party do they belong to?

Ordinance
22. What is an ordinance? Who passes these ordinances?

public notice
23. Name an ordinance in your given area?

County
24. Do we have county government? Why?

City
25. Do we have city government? Why?

Mayor
26. Who usually runs a city government? How did they get in that position?

Commission
27. What does a City Commission do?

Council
28. What does a City Council Do?

Budget
29. Where do most states spend most of their money?
30. Name three other areas where states spend most of their money?
31. Where does a state get its money to spend on these services?

Sales Tax
32. What is a sales tax?

Income Tax
33. What is an income tax?

Property Tax
34. What is a property tax?

Excise Tax
35. What is an excise tax? Name one?

Federal Reserve
36. What is government's role in our economy?
37. What does the Federal Reserve Board do?

Keynesian
38. What is Keynesian economics?

Fiscal Policy
39. What does fiscal policy mean?

Debt
40. When our government says we are in debt what does that mean?
41. Why did we get into some much debt?
42. Can you ignore our national debt? Why?

Deficit spending
43. What is a deficit?
44. What is deficit spending?

Income tax
45. What kind of National Income Tax do we have?
46. Do you pay more taxes the richer you become? Why?

Tariff and Duties
47. What are Customs, Duties or Tariffs?

taxes and you
48. How many days does the average worker work to pay his income taxes for the year?

Entitlement
49. The largest amount of money the government spends on is called entitlement programs. What are these?

Debt
50. But 16% of the National Budget must be set aside every year to pay what?
51. Where does the government gets most of it's money from?

Revenue
52. Where does the state get most of it's money from?

Welfare
Public Assistance
53. What is welfare? Then what is public assistance?

Foreign Aid
54. Do we give money to foreign countries? Why?

Corporation
55. What is a corporation? What is good about a corporation? Anything bad about them? Name one?

Coop
56. What is a cooperative? Do you have one near where you live? What does it do?

Economic Systems

Political Systems
57. What is the name of our economic system?

58. Name another economic system?

59. What do we call our government system of the United States?

60. Give me the name of a political system different from the United States?

Approximate Student Minutes Needed to Complete: 60 minutes

Scoring Method: teacher-scored

Total Points Possible: 100 points possible


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