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Forms of Government Project

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
From the United Kingdom's constitutional monarchy to the dictatorship of North Korea, this is a very simple project that will help your class members gain a better understanding of different forms of government that exist around the...
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Who Rules?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
From a mind-mapping anticipation set to an interactive check for understanding activity, this resource is an excellent lesson on identifying major forms of government around the world and analyzing examples of real-world governments....
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Types of Government

For Teachers 2nd - 10th
Clear text, relevant images, and short facts about different types of government on each page will interest your students and keep them on task. After the 11 types of governance are summarized, there is a fun game; each of the 9 slides...
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Defined: The Different Types of Government

For Teachers 5th - 8th
The world is a big place, so it only stands to reason that different forms of government exist. Democracy, autocracy, oligarch, monarch, and dictatorship are all defined. An extensive explanation of US government system is also included....
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Creating a Government

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A simulation gives scholars a personal look at what goes into forming a government. Each of them is assigned 1 of 4 tribes which make up Borka, a hypothetical country. The tribe distribution is based on the percentage of people in each....
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Forms of Government: Ch 1

For Students 8th - 9th
Assist your class by clarifying aspect of various forms of government. This resource contains 5 true/false and 5 multiple choice questions.
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“State of Nature” v. Government

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
What are the advantages and disadvantages of living in a state of nature, and what does an ideal government look like? After discussing these concepts and reviewing the Bill of Rights, your young historians will be divided into groups...
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Brief Overview of All Types of Government!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A video for a high school government class defines five major forms of government (monarchy, anarchy, oligarchy, democracy, and republic) and compares them in terms of pros and cons for society. The video is good, but it does highlight...
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Which form of government?

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine different forms of government.  In this American Government lesson, 11th graders research a different government.  Students create a poster board on the type of government. 
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Constitution Lecture 4: Democracy or Republic?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Part four defines oligarchy, monarchy, republic, and democracy. Each type of government is defined in terms of its linguistic and historical origins and how rights are granted in each form of government. Give your upper graders a clear...
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Who's Ruling the Roost: Comparing and Contrasting the Types of Government

For Teachers 5th
After reviewing the three branches of the United States government, pupils take a look at the similarities and differences between a variety of foreign countries' governments. Small groups use a Venn Diagram that has been loaded onto a...
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The Need for Government / Types of Government

For Students 5th - 6th
In this government worksheet, students complete two pages of readings and questions. Kids read a passage about why governments exist and answer 5 short essay questions. Students read about different types of government and answer 8...
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Different Forms of Government

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students define and provide examples of different forms of government. in small groups, they research a form of government, its success or failure, and its primary characteristics and achievements.
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Types of Government

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students explore different types of government. In this government lesson, students discuss the role of government in modern society, identify different types of modern governments, and play a game based on the information gleaned from...
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Foundations of American Government

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the form and function of American government. In this political systems lesson, students explore unitary, conferderation, and federal forms of government as they create products that note details regarding each.
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Democracy vs. Republic vs. Dictatorship

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Simulate the inner-workings of three different types of government with one activity. The class splits into three groups, and each group creates a Frisbee. The twist is that each group must behave like a certain type of government. Who...
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East Asia Country Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Get your young historians thinking about East Asian culture and history during this partner research project, in which they analyze a variety of East Asian aspects to prepare for a presentation. After an initial "what do we already know"...
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Following the Leaders

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Examine the historic election of Pope Benedict XVI and reflect on the challenges he faces as the new leader of the Catholic Church. This New York Times lesson investigates how other world leaders are chosen in different forms of...
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Types of Government

For Students 9th - 12th
In this types of government worksheet, students write the advantages and disadvantages and countries that follow these governments. Students do this for 7 different types of government.
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Political Geography

For Students 8th - 9th
For this Political Geography worksheet, learners take notes in a chart while reading several passages, then answer five comprehension questions.
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Jean-Jacques Rousseau

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Rousseau's ideas about natural and general rule, representative and direct democracy, and the role of government are the focus of this informational packet that also looks at how these ideas influenced the American form of government.
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The Articles of Confederation

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Have you ever started a project only to realize you need to scrap it and start over? Scholars analyze the issues leading to the fall of the Articles of Confederation. A group investigation into Articles II, III, and VIII unveil the...
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Inca Origins

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Origin stories aren't just for comic books. Learners explore the Inca origin story and compare it to other familiar creation myths with an installment of the Native American Stories series. An easy-to-use lesson plan includes an...
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Comparing Democracy and Republic

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners use a graphic organizer, a T-chart, to contrast two types of government. They list facts about the two governments, and explain and defend their choice of facts to include.