Saturday, September 26, 2009

Tapestry of Grace Year 3, Week 5

Week 5 ~ Jefferson and the Supreme Court

Key Facts:

1. The United States Constitution
a. The Preamble
b. Article 1 - The Legislative Branch
c. Article 2 - The Executive Branch
d. Article 3 - The Judicial Branch
e. Article 4 - The States
f. Article 5 - Amendment
g. Article 6 - Debts, Supremacy, Oaths
h. Article 7 - Ratification
i. Amendments

2. John Marshall
a. 4th Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court
b. Announced Washington's death, planned his monument and wrote a biography on Washington.
c. Presided over Aaron Burr vs. United States case for treason

3. Judicial Branch
a. Judicial Powers
b. Trial by Jury, Original Jurisdiction, Jury Trials
c. Treason

Activities: Activity from Wilberforce Activity Book

Unit Projects: Add information about the branches of government to the display board.

Digging Deeper:

  • William Wilberforce



  • Amazing Grace (Netflix)

  • Wilberforce: An Activity Book
  • A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers
  • The Supreme Court

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