Judicial Review: Crash Course U.S. Government and Politics Video Analysis with Key- This is a 10 page document that contains a video analysis assignment and a completed teachers key for easy marking. It contains 30 questions based on The Crash Course U.S. Government and Politics video: Judicial Review.
This assignment will ask students to go to YouTube and watch the Crash Course U.S. Government and Politics video:Judicial Review. The video will first explain what judicial review is and why it is so important. The 4 main powers of the Supreme Court are then explained in detail. This includes: appellate jurisdiction, the power to overturn state actions, the ability to review federal bureaucratic agencies, and the power of judicial review over Presidential actions. The video uses the cases to help demonstrate the powers of the Supreme Court and how judicial review works:
- Brown v. Board of Education
- Marbury v. Madison
- U.S. v. Nixon
- Miranda v. Arizona
This video analysis can be easily used as an introduction to the topic, a study guide, or a quick and easy sub plan. Students love the independence of this assignment by getting to use laptops, Chromebooks, or even their own cellphones to watch the video. Crash Course videos tend to move fast so students often find success if they watch the video through once before going back to pause/play to find the answers to all of the questions.