Homework

Homework for January 21, 2019

The Constitution discussion part of FOOF will be on the 16th amendment.   Questions we will discuss:

  1. What article/section and what is the original wording in the Constitution that the 16th Amendment amended or voided?
  2. Who proposed the amendment and why?
  3. Who was president at the time of proposing and state ratification?

Some additional links to 16th amendment:

https://constitutioncenter.org/interactive-constitution/amendments/amendment-xvi

https://www.heritage.org/constitution/#!/amendments/16/essays/177/income-tax

https://www.libertyforlife.com/constitution/us-16th-failed-ratification.htm

https://www.theamericanview.com/constitution-course-supplemental-assignments/defects-in-ratification-of-the-16th-amendment/

https://constitutioncenter.org/blog/16th-amendment/

Holiday Homework

  1. Read and be prepared to discuss George Washington’s Farewell Address
  2. Research – Why was the 12th Amendment Introduced?
  3. Research – How did some states end up with winner takes all on the electors and a few have percentage?
  4. Research – Due process and the 14th Amendment