Wednesday, June 01, 2016

June 1

We discussed the presidential system and the American government structure. I also showed you a short video on the electoral college system.

You did group preparation for Friday's debate on the linkages between globalization and human rights and democracy. Please remember that your Chapter 15-16 Test is tomorrow, you can find the study guide below.

This quiz will follow the typical format: a matching section, a multiple choice section and a short answer section. Please use the following study guide.

Study from your textbook and the following PowerPoint presentations:
  • "Quality of Life, Human Rights, and Democratization" (ppt)
  • "Impacts of Globalization on Groups in Society" (ppt)
Key Terms:
  • Chapter 15 Key Terms (from Unit 4 Worksheet)
  • Chapter 16 Key Terms (from Unit 4 Worksheet)
  • additional key terms from the presentations that correspond to Chapters 15 and 16
Key Questions:
  • What are human rights?
  • What is democratization?
  • What is quality of life?
  • What is standard of living?
  • How are ideas about human rights and democracy related?
  • How are globalization, human rights, and democracy related?
  • How have ideas about human rights changed over time?
  • What is the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?
  • What is the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms?
  • In what ways does globalization affect the lives of children and youth?
  • In what ways does globalization affect the lives of women?

You wrote your Unit 3 Final Exam today, you'll get the results back tomorrow. One week from today you'll be writing your Trial Final.

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