Essay about Performance Task Instruction Sheet : Semester

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Performance Task Instruction Sheet

Semester is finally over!!!! One last project before you are experts about out democracy and our government. As stated in the Decoration of Independence, “ We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.--That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed”. It is our right as citizens of the United States of America to know how our government works, because ultimately our government works for us. So like an employer we must be able to evaluate our elected representatives. To do that we must understand the roles of our representatives and how our government conducts business.

You the Students/ elected representatives of congress will work together to introduce bills and pass legislation. You will conduct this legislation Just as if you were really in the United States Congress.

Step 1: You will choose what political party you want to belong too. Based off of the political parties platform you will decide which one aligns it self with your beliefs, convictions and interests. Day 1

Step 2:For leadership reasons and time constraints I the teacher will be the House Speaker who is non-partisan. Party leaders will assign representatives from their parties to 6 designated committees. Committees will not…

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