"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 rights are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness..."

Declaration of independence, 1776
WILLIAMS: BOGUS RIGHTS
WILLIAMS: HUMAN RIGHTS V PROPERTY RIGHTS
Natural Law: An Elusive Tradition
Economist May 10, 2008: Land of the Free?
Economist May 22, 2010: Liberty, Privacy...
Who were the real revolutionaries?
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Extra Credit: 1/2 page summary with 1/2 page reaction
UNIT RESOURCES
H  ASSIGNMENTS
R  ASSIGNMENTS
Jefferson bio and quotes at monicello.org
Natural Law, Natural Rights, and American Constitutionalism
P Gov Unit 1:  Founding Principles of American Government
The Charters of Freedom:
The Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Bill of Rights
Jefferson Quotes
The Founder's Constitution
Thomas Jefferson
On Politics and Government
An Overview of Natural Law Theory
JON STEWART: SODA BAN
TONIGHT WE ARE HUNGRY
NANNY STATE?
Orwell 1984
through the music of MUSE
Watch George Orwell's 1984 online
(Rated R: ask permission of parent or guardian first)
Too Late Too Apologize:
A Declaration
WATCHED IN CLASS:
The Economist: Stand_Up_For_Your_Rights
Feds_to_Students_You_Cant_Say_That_5_2013
NL_Elusive_Question_Sheet
Natural Law: An Elusive Tradition
Annotate today's notes!
1984 Study Guide
Class notes available in hard copy only.
What would the founders say??
DO YOU HAVE A REBEL'S BRAIN?
Take the quiz
REVIEW_Intro_to_US_Gov_H
REVIEW_Intro_to_US_Gov_R
WATCH DREW CAREY PROJECT VIDS
Drew Carey Project Assignment
Frederick Douglass Speech about the meaning of July 4th and the Declaration of Independence
Pilgrims replaced Communal Property with Private Property Rights to end Starvation WaPo 11.27.14
The Pilgrims and Property Rights
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Extra Credit: 1/2 page summary with 1/2 page reaction