CONTACT ME...
​​Email​:   jwright@alpinedistrict.org
​Phone​:  801-717-4568 Ext. 705

WHAT WE DID IN CLASS... 

Monday, November 11th: How a Bill becomes a law. Public v private salaries comparison. 

 

Thursday, November 7th: Committees: Standing, Special/Select, and Joint. Iron Triangles form. Iron Triangles Explained. (Example: Tobacco Industry)

 

Tuesday, November 5th: Video on Presidential Expansion of Power

 

Friday, November 1st: Gerrymandering PPT Reapportionment, Redistricting, Gerrymandering, Malapportionment, State. RedistrictingGame. Finish all levels, and write a response explaining what you learned from it, and explain your understanding of reapportionment and redistricting.

Wednesday, October 30th: Introduction to leadership in Congress - Speaker of the House, Senate Majority Leader & Differences in leadership in both houses. Whips, Minority leadership, committee chairmanships, filibusters, votes of cloture, President of Senate and President Pro Tempore. 

Monday, October 28th: Test corrections for Foundations Unit test. Persuasive LEQ breakdown and practice. 

Thursday, October 24th: Foundations Unit Test

Tuesday, October 22nd: