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Exploring Government [SCM]

by Ray Notgrass Author

(From Amazon): Explore the government of the US from its beginning to the present with special emphasis on the Biblical pattern for government and on the US Constitution.

Additional Details

Resource Type
Book
ISBN
9781933410883
Print Status
In Print
Lessons
75
Suggested Grades
10th - 12th
Publisher
Notgrass Company
Copyright
2008

Lessons

  • 1 God is the Author of Government
  • 2 The Influence of the Law of Moses
  • 3 Biblical Principles of Government
  • 4 The Bible on Leadership
  • 5 Government in the Bible
  • 6 What Government Is and What Government Does
  • 7 Ancient and Medieval Monarchies
  • 8 Athenian Democracy and the Roman Republic
  • 9 British Backgrounds to American Government
  • 10 Background of the Enlightenment
  • 11 Assuming a Separate and Equal Station
  • 12 America as a Confederation
  • 13 Writing and Ratifying the Constitution
  • 14 America's Foundation of Faith
  • 15 The Preamble of the Constitution
  • 16 Election to the House of Representatives
  • 17 Choosing the Senate
  • 18 The Operations of Congress
  • 19 Who They Are and What They Do
  • 20 Committee and Political Party Organization
  • 21 How a Bill Becomes a Law (Part 1)
  • 22 How a Bill Becomes a Law (Part 2)
  • 23 The Powers of Congress
  • 24 Limitations on Congress and the States
  • 25 When Powers Collide: The Process of Impeachment
  • 26 Choosing the President
  • 27 Succession, Salary, and the Oath of Office
  • 28 Commander in Chief
  • 29 The President as Chief Executive
  • 30 The President's Relations with Congress
  • 31 Departments of State, Treasury, and Defense
  • 32 Departments of Justice, Interior, and Agriculture
  • 33 Departments of Commerce, Labor, HUD, and Transportation
  • 34 Departments of HHS, Energy, Education, Veterans' Affairs, and Homeland Security
  • 35 Independent Agencies
  • 36 A Federal Case
  • 37 The Provisions of Article III
  • 38 District Courts, Specialty Courts, and Courts of Appeal
  • 39 The Supreme Court
  • 40 How the Supreme Court Has Addressed Slavery and Race
  • 41 Article IV: States and Territories
  • 42 Articles V, VI, and VII
  • 43 The First Amendment
  • 44 Amendments 2-10
  • 45 Amendments 11-27
  • 46 State Constitutions
  • 47 State Legislatures
  • 48 Controversial Legislative Prayers
  • 49 State Governors
  • 50 State Bureaucracies and State Courts
  • 51 Counties, Townships, and Special Districts
  • 52 Municipal Government
  • 53 Government in Action: Spring Hill, Tennessee
  • 54 Government Inaction: The Response to Hurricane Katrina
  • 55 Government Action: The Issue of Eminent Domain
  • 56 Government Budgets
  • 57 Sample Government Budgets
  • 58 Sources of Federal Revenue
  • 59 State and Local Taxes
  • 60 Tax Policy Issues
  • 61 Diplomacy
  • 62 Trade
  • 63 Terrorism
  • 64 The United Nations
  • 65 Human Rights
  • 66 Government and the Economy
  • 67 Immigration
  • 68 Health Care
  • 69 Education
  • 70 Abortion
  • 71 Avoiding the Establishment of Religion
  • 72 Freedom of Religious Expression
  • 73 Reforming Government
  • 74 Running for and Holding Public Office
  • 75 A Citizen's Rights and Responsibilities

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