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Hello. Welcome to my home page Ms. Amalia Gomez. I am a social studies teacher. I hold a M.A. Education from U.C.L.A..
Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.
Fondly,
Amalia Gomez

Clean, Reduce, Recycle, & Reuse.
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Summer Assignment for Seniors 2016-2017 AP US Government assignment is the same as Mr. James.  Please look at his web site for a copy.
 
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AP US Government VOCABULARY TEST, TURN IN FRQS AND MULTIPLE CHOICE TEST BY Friday,
April 22, 2016
AP US GOVERNMENT NOTES ARE NOW ON MY WEBSITE
EXAMPLE OF THE FILES NAME; Chapter 1-1 APUSGovernment.ppt

AP US Government Thanksgiving week work:
Due Monday November 30 2015

1. Power Point/Google Documents: Interest Groups,
1 to 2 slides.
Must include Title, contact information (website) etc., logo
Who/What/Where/Why/How?
Information on interest Group
2. Sign Senior Parent teacher signature contract
3. Make UP Any Late Work
4. REMINDER JOIN QUIZLET - Amalia_Gomez2
5. HAND WRITE annotations up to Ch. 13
6. complete Court Cases #'s 41-61 due January 11, 2016
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US History
1. Complete all missing assignments up to Chapter 13. Due Monday, November 30, 2015.
2. 1920s Story Book worth 100 points. Due Monday, November 30, 2015.
US History

URGENT! 15 week grades are do and students only have less than 5 weeks for the end of the semester.
1. Students must complete all missing assignments by Monday, November 30, 2015.
2. Complete ALL MISSING CHAPTER Final Assessment #1-20 are Due Monday, November 30, 2015.
3. ALL Spine-work question up to Chapter 13. Due Monday, November 30, 2015.
4. Complete the two Graphic organizers and the Finished 1920s Story Book worth 100 points. Due Monday, November 30,
2015.
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Friday, August 21, 2015
AP US Government Homework due Monday,
You will be quiz and tested every time we meet.
READ CHAPTER 1 and outline/annotate in Edwards textbook.
Look on page 34 and do key terms and definitions on index.
READ FEDERALIST 10 (GOOGLE ONLINE)

authoritarian government (p.26)
authority (p.27)
autocracy (p. 21)
bureaucratic rule (p.31)
capitalism (p.24)
communism (p.23)
constitutionalism (p.22)
democracy (p.21)
diversity (p.4)
elitism (p.30)
equality (p.10)
individualism (p.11)
liberty (p.9)
majoritarianism (p.28)
oligarchy (p.21)
pluralism (p.29)
political culture (p.7)
political system (p.31)
politics (p.18)
power (p.25)
public policy (p.25)
self-government (p.10)
social contract (p.19)
socialism (p.23)
totalitarian government (p.25)
unity (p.11)

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AP Government Thanksgiving and Winter Break assignments are posted. Please check it out and complete assignments. Worth many points. Please read and study.
AP US GOVERNMENT MS. GOMEZ
THANKS GIVING HOMEWORK DUE MONDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2015 & OTHER DATES.

MY GRADE CUT OFF IS TUESDAY, DECEMEBER 2, 2014 BECAUSE GRADING PERIOD IS THAT WEEK. (NOTE: MOST OF THESE ASSIGNMENTS ARE GOOD STUDY HABITS THAT YOU MUST DO ON YOUR OWN FOR COLLEGE. PROFESSORS DO NOT GIVE YOU POINTS, BUT I WANT YOU TO LEARN THAT THESE HABITS ALTHOUGH TEDIOUS THEY DO GET RESULTS. THEREFOR I HAVE GIVEN YOU POINT INCENTIVES FOR THINGS MOST PEOPLE DO ON THEIR OWN WITH OUT POINTS.)

*PLEASE RESEARCH AND COMPLETE THE SUPREME COURT CASES LIST THAT WERE HIGHLIGHTED (LEARN THEM AND GIVE DETAILS) PLEASE TYPE USING THE TEMPLATE, DUE MONDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2014. 20 PTS EACH. READ SUPREME COURT CASES
look at this web page!
http://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/category/constitutional_law

*THE REST OF THE SUPREME COURT CASES THAT WERE “NOT” HIGHLIGHTED ARE PLEASE TYPE USING THE TEMPLATE (LEARN THEM AND GIVE DETAILS), DUE MONDAY, JANUARY 5, 2015. 20 PTS EACH.READ SUPREME COURT CASES
look at this web page!
http://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/category/constitutional_law

*READ AND ANNOTATE/CORNELL METHOND THE CHAPTERS 7,8, 9, 10, 11, 12, & 13, DUE TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2014. WORTH 20 PTS EACH.

*PLEASE TURN THE VOCABULARY INDEX CARDS, SUPREME COURT CASES TYPED IF YOU HAVE COMPLETED A CHAPTER BEFORE THE DUE DATE. 20 PTS EACH.

*READ AND ANNOTATE/CORNELL METHOD THE CHAPTERS 14, 15, 16, & 17, 18. DUE TUESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2015. WORTH 20 PTS EACH.
(DEFINITION) an·no·tate
ˈanəˌtāt/
verb
verb: annotate; 3rd person present: annotates; past tense: annotated; past participle: annotated; gerund or present participle: annotating
1. 1. 
add notes to (a text or diagram) giving explanation or comment."documentation should be annotated with explanatory notes"
2. synonyms: 3. comment on, add notes/footnotes to, gloss, interpret, mark up "annotate the text in Chapters 4 and 5"

*PLEASE COMPLETE VOCABULARY INDEX CARDS CHAPTERS 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, & EXTRAS PRINTED OUT FOR YOU BY ME. DUE MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014. (I RECOMMEND YOU WORK ON THEM DURING THE THANKSGIVING BREAK AS WELL. IT WILL MAKE IT EASIER DUE TO FRQ’S AND EXAMS.)

* FRQ’S AND MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS: DUE MONDAY JANUARY
EACH WORTH 100 POINTS.
(I RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CHANGE HOMEWORK LIST!)

Remember do all your homework/extra credit assignments and turn them in to me.
Seniors your finals are June in my class.
Seniors in danger of failing.

READ SUPREME COURT CASES
look at this web page!
http://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/category/constitutional_law

AP US Government is Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 8am. Eat, sleep well, study, and bring #2 pencil. (Reminder You have many notes and packets study them.)
Good Luck!

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History these are great movies you should watch.
YOU MUST SEE DANIEL DAY-LEWIS AS LINCOLN!!
AWESOME MOVIE!
Last of the Mohicans
Braveheart
Glory
American History X
Gettysburg
Wag the Dog
Gods and Generals
Gangs of New York
We Were Soldiers
The Patriot
The Crucible
1776
Saving Private Ryan
To Hell and Back
Platoon
Sgt. York
The Tillman Story
The Hurt Locker
A Few Good Men
National Treasure I and II
Born on the Fourth of July
Malcolm X
Mississippi Burning
Mr. Smith goes to Washington
12 Angry Men
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Please research and write about the Court Cases that are not highlighted. The template is below.

US Government Due: MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2013

US Government Due: MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2013

READ CHAPTERS 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25.

Vocabulary (define) pages 590, 620, 654, 678, 714, 746

Answer all Section Assessments questions on separate sheets of paper.

Chapter 20 pages, 568, 574, 583, & 588.

Chapter 21 pages, 599, 606, 612, & 618.

Chapter 22 pages, 632, 638, 643, 649, & 652.

Chapter 23 pages, 664, 670, & 676.

Chapter 24 pages, 688, 693, 700, 705, & 712.

Chapter 25 pages, 723, 732, 737, & 744.

US Government Due DECEMBER 11 2013

US Government Due DECEMBER 11, 2013

READ Chapter 17, 18, 19

Vocabulary pages 500, 528, & 560.

Answer all Section Assessments questions

Ch. 17 pages 475, 480, 489, & 498.

Ch. 18 pages 511, 515, 522, & 526.

Ch. 19 pages 536, 544, 553, & 558.

US Government due December 6 2013 Ms. Gomez

US Government PERIOD 2, 3, 4, & 6

READ Chapter 14, 15, 16

Do all the vocabulary pages 410, 442, 464.

Answer all section review assessments for

Ch. 14, pages, 392, 397, 403, 408

Ch.15, pages, 418, 422, 429, 435, 440

Ch. 16, pages, 452, 456, 462

Due this week, final day is FRIDAY. DECEMBER 6, 2013.