Jacquelyn Whiting ~ American Government

Jasper Johns (b. 1930)
Three Flags, 1958
Encaustic on Canvas
The Whitney Museum of American Art

 

 

 

 

Consult this page for regular updates to our work schedule and links to activities, readings and other course information.

On-Line Resources:
Library of Congress and American Memory
100 Milestone Documents
White House
American Studies at University of Virginia
Yale Avalon Project

National Archives
The Miller Center (for U.S. Presidents)
US Senate Art Gallery

State of Connecticut website
Connecticut State Library

Election Resources:
Who Paid App (from MIT's Media Lab)
Presidential Election Q&A from Scholastic Magazine

How Conventions Work
Interactive Graphic on Elections since 1832

NEWS RESOURCES:
All Sides

Class Text:
We the People by the Center for Civic Education


ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS:
How is POWER distributed?
What is the Purpose of Government?
What are the QUALITIES of EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP?
What are the RIGHTS and RESPONSIBILITIES of the RULERS and the Ruled?