Salerno's Classroom Celebrates America!

US Government 1st Quarter Project

AP Government Summer Assignment
AP Chapters 1,2
AP Chapter 3
AP Chapter 4
AP Chapter 5
AP Chapter 6
AP Chapter 7
AP Chapter 8
AP Chapter 9
AP Chapter 10
AP Chapter 11
AP Chapter 12
AP Chapter 13
AP Chapter 14
AP Chapter 15
AP Chapter 16
U.S. History Chapters 1, 2, 3
U.S. History Chapter 4
U.S. History Chapter 5
U.S. History Chapter 6
U.S. History Chapter 7
U.S. History Chapter 8
U.S. History Chapter 9
U.S. History Chapter 10
U.S. History Chapter 11
U.S. History Chapter 12
U.S. History Chapter 13
U.S. History Chapter 14
U.S. History Chapters 16,17,18
U.S. History Chapters 19,20,21
U.S. History Chapters 22,23
U.S. History Chapters 24,25
U.S. History Chapters 26,27
U.S. History Chapters 28,29,30
U.S. History Chapter 31
U.S. History Chapter 32
U.S. History Chapter 33
US Government Chapters 1,2
US Government Chapter 3
US Government Chapters 10,11,12
US Government Chapters 13,14
US Government Chapter 18
US Govt Chapters 19,20,21
Remembering 9/11/01
The Civil Rights Movement
Economics Chapters 1,2,3
Eco Chapt 9
Eco Chapters 6,7,8
Eco Chapt 13
Eco Chapter 15
Eco Chapt 21

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US Government                                                                                          1st Quarter Project

Mr. Salerno                                                                                    

Due Date: October 22nd  



Many problems face the American people in the 21st century.  They include:


                                    Racial Profiling

                                    Sluggish Economy

                                    Rising Gas Prices

Health Care                             

Inadequate Education

                                    Polluting Our Environment

                                    Decaying Large Cities

                                    Election Reform


Your assignment is to imagine that you are running for public office


(You are running for Congress in your present District)


Your representatives are:          Eliot Engel                    District 17

                                                Nita Lowey                  District 18

                                                Sue Kelly                     District 19



House of Representatives website -



You must present yourself as a marketable candidate to the voting public by writing your own biography.  This would include your place of birth, education, family and interests.

(Remember. You are quite a bit older)


Your biography should be at least 1-1/2 page(s) typed, double spaced, 12pt font and in letter form.  To the people of District 18.. My name is John Jonesetc


You are now required to choose at least THREE  problems to address in your candidacy

Each problem and problem solving plan must be at least 1 page typed (platform)



You are now required to write a conclusion page, summarizing your candidacy.



This project must be at least FIVE PAGES in length

and is worth 25% of your 1st Quarter Grade