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Purpose of Government


Recognize the purpose of government and how its powers are acquired, used, and justified. 8.4.3

Links verified 5/24/2011

  1. Government Glossary - defines terms from amendment to verdict
  2. The purpose of Government - a Wikipedia article about justification of the state
  3. The Purpose of Government - another Wikipedia entry, dealing with multiple issues
  4. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsWe the People - from a site named We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution - their stated goal is to promote civic competence and responsibility among the nation's elementary and secondary students
  5. Who's the Boss - separation of powers and the initiative process [this expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine]

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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