Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Friday, November 21, 2008

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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

60 Minutes Video of Obama Campaign Consultants

An interesting interview with the Obama campaign staffers that ran his successful campaign for the presidency.

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Monday, November 17, 2008

HoA - Quiz on Nov. 19th and 20th

Just a reminder that there will be a quiz in HoA classes in class on Nov. 19th and 20th. The quiz will cover all material covered so far in class on Mexico. Possible topics include: Liberal/Conservative rivalry, American/Mexican relations in the 1800s (Texas, Mexican War, etc.), Porfirio Diaz, Mexican Revolution up to Villa/Zapata and Carrancista divide.

In the News...

  • Barack Obama has made a few more appointments to the White House staff, but still no cabinet appointments. The NYTimes has a nice graphic of Obama's appointments.
  • The final results from Missouri still aren't in yet. What's taking them so long?
  • The Senate election in Alaska continues. There are only 15,000 more ballots to count and Begich, the Democrat, has the lead.

Barack Obama Interview on 60 Minutes

Barack Obama sat down for his first serious interview since the election. Here is the section in which he discusses his plans for the presidency.

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Thursday, November 13, 2008

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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

HoA Assignment - "Scenes from a Lumber Camp"

In case the box on the right doesn't work, here's a link to the reading assignment "Scenes from a Lumber Camp". Be prepared to discuss the article in class on November 13th and 14th.

APGov 2nd Quarter Project

It will be discussed in class, but if you want it now it's here.