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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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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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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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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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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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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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Types of Government

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students explore different types of government. In this government instructional activity, students discuss the role of government in modern society, identify different types of modern governments, and play a game based on the...
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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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Which form of government?

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine different forms of government.  In this American Government instructional activity, 11th graders research a different government.  Students create a poster board on the type of government. 
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Types of Government

For Students 9th - 12th
In this types of government activity, 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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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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Comparing Democracy and Republic

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils 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.
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Government & Politics: Chapter 1

For Students 6th - 8th
In this United States history worksheet, middle schoolers reference their textbook to answer 18 fill in the blank questions and 8 short answer questions regarding different types of government.
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Types of Government

For Students 3rd
In this government learning exercise, 3rd graders read a selection about different types of governments and complete 7 matching, 3 fill in the blanks and 3 true / false questions.
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Who's The Boss?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Upper elementary and middle schoolers research and analyze some different types of governments. Democracies, Monarchies, and Dictatorships are some of the types that are looked at. Learners use the Internet to gather information that...
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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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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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School Improvement in Maryland

Political Systems: Advantages and Disadvantages

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Every political system has advantages and disadvantages. To gain an understanding of these differences, groups investigate the political system of another country—oligarchy, monarchy, dictatorship, parliamentary—and prepare a...
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Government: Balance of Power

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders conduct Internet research about the governmental balance of power. They create Kidspiration projects demonstrating the workings of the three branches of government. They compare U.S. democracy with other forms of government.
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Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media

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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Forming A Government

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students simulate being on an island after their ship has wrecked, or their plane has crashed. Food, fresh water, and shelter are in short supply. They must form a government, develop laws and penalties.
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National Endowment for the Humanities

Lesson 4 James Madison: Internal Improvements Balancing Act—Federal/State and Executive/Legislative

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who has the power? The founding fathers asked the same question when the United States was formed. Learners explore issues that arose during Madison’s presidency that raised constitutional questions. Through discovery, discussion, and...
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Center for History Education

Breaking the Great League of Peace and Power: The Six Iroquois Nations During and After the American Revolution

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
What happens when you can't remain neutral? An informative lesson explores the impact of the American Revolution on the Iroquois Nations. Scholars learn about the six Iroquois nations and their treaty with the newly formed American...
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Government Spending and Taxes

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
What types of government programs are designed to improve economic inequity in the United States? Introduce your learners to government programs, such as low-income housing, Social Security, and Medicaid, how they work to improve...