American Government is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of the single-semester American government course. This title includes innovative features designed to enhance student learning, including Insider Perspective features and a Get Connected Module that shows students how they can get engaged in the political process. The book provides an important opportunity for students to learn the core concepts of American government and understand how those concepts apply to their lives and the world around them. American Government includes updated information on the 2016 presidential election.Senior Contributing AuthorsGlen Krutz (Content Lead), University of OklahomaSylvie Waskiewicz, PhD (Lead Editor)
Is Energy and GIS your passion? If so, Energy Industry Applications of GIS provides students with an in-depth exploration of the complexities of siting decisions in the electricity market. The course introduces a variety of siting challenges that confront the energy industry and its customers and neighbors but focuses on the siting of electrical transmission lines. The course also provides hands-on experience with a common decision support technology, ArcGIS, and considers how the technology may be used to facilitate public participation in siting decisions.
A video on Tulsa, Oklahoma Massacre that provides information on the topic and additional resources to learn more about the subject. There is also a discussion question on how local, state, and federal branches interact in order to govern.
The United States Constitution states that all power not held by the federal government is reserved for the states. People interact more frequently with their state governments than with the federal government. In this seminar, you will learn about the three branches of state government. By the end of this seminar, you will be able to analyze how the three branches relate to one another. You will compare the differences and similarities of each branch and how they affect the daily life of a citizen in a state.Standards5.1.4 C - Explain the principles and ideals shaping local and state government.
Since Washington became a state in 1889, the job of governing has become much bigger. Even so, the basic structure—a legislative branch, an executive branch and a judicial branch—is the same as 100 years ago.This is the teacher guide companion to The State We're In: Washington (Grade 3-5 Edition) Chapter 7. The resource is designed to engage students with a launch activity, focused notes, and a focused inquiry.
An introductory text on US State and Local Government suitable for undergraduate studies (upper/lower division). Originally published by Oregon State University (download link: https://open.oregonstate.education/government/, the authors have been regularly updating the text. Virginia edition updated by James J. Tuite.
Video lectures available at: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLCInj8bmD5BUmulEU1Esv98L3fljUuFnq
Assingment Overview: Students will use their prior knowledge of Federal, State, and Local governments to work through the current Utah controversial topic of Bears Ears National Monument. The following resources below are used to help the student understand the different perspectives attached to the struggle of this Utah monument. They will then complete the assignment provided below the resources. There are different version of the assingment to help differentiate depending on student needs.