Forms of Government Teacher Resources

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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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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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Ancient Roman Government: Whose Voice Counts?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The Roman Republic is the source of legends, but not everyone was entitled to the benefits of citizenship. Learners consider who counted in ancient Rome, and then apply that understanding to contemporary forms of government. Individuals...
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Thomas Jefferson

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Thomas Jefferson's contributions to the US form of government, including his authorship of the Declaration of Independence and the concept of a two-party system of government, are highlighted in this informative packet.
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Code of Hammurabi

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
With this well-organized instructional activity, your young historians will analyze a variety of excerpts from Hammurabi's code, determine central themes and concepts of the document, and draw connections between Hammurabi's form of...
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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...
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Wanted: A Just Right Government

For Teachers 6th - 11th Standards
What type of government did American colonists gain and seek after gaining their independence after the Revolutionary War? Here is lesson that will guide your young learners through the new nation's progression from the Articles of...
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Fiscal Policy: Non-Discretionary vs Discretionary

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Review the difference between discretionary and non-discretionary fiscal policy, and the various types of government actions that belong in each category.
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Colonies in the Americas

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
Compare and contrast the goals, types of government, interactions with Native Americans, and other important features of the Spanish, British, and French colonies in the Americas with this graphic organizer.
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Facts About Australia

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Here is a quick printable with some basic facts about Australia, such as its population, area, type of government, and currency, as well as a simple drawing of an outline of the country.
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An Introduction to Max Weber's Politics as a Vocation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The basis of sociology rests in leadership, followers, and core beliefs driving a society. Max Weber's 20th century work Politics as a Vocation examines the path ahead for Germany after World War I, and posits that it is the role of...
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Types of Government

For Students 3rd
In this government worksheet, 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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My Way or the Highway

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars read "Saudis Uneasily Balance Desires for Change and Stability" from The New York Times and discuss Saudi Arabia as it considers a change from monarchy to democracy. Students work in groups to research and create timelines...
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Operation Iraqi Democracy

For Teachers 6th - 12th
In this lesson, students consider various forms of government and examine the idea of political sovereignty, then prepare outlines for oral presentations on international models of government. For homework, they write response papers...
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Colonial America and Roots of Government

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Learners identify 50 States and the major geographic features, regions, and political representation of each. In connection, they investigate the causes and effects of European colonization on North America. They identify the formation...
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Origins of the American Republic

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students discuss the causes and outcomes of the American Revolution and the need for the American republic form of government.
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Democracy in Action

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners consider words that reflect their knowledge and opinions about democracy. They work in groups to research countries that have recently transitioned to democratic forms of government.
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Building A Nation

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students build their own nation in groups where they create a name, flag, declaration of independence, form of government, mathematical layout, and more. In this nation lesson plan, students also provide a scale drawing of their nation...
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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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Diversity Government

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore diversity through government. In this diversity instructional activity, students use types of government as a way to understand the importance of diversity. Students use "diversity beans" to facilitate discussion with...
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Compare the United States Government with Other Political Systems

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore the U.S. form of government and illustrate other forms of government found throughout the world. They explain the similarities and differences between the U.S and other governments.
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Discovering Aristotle's Three Forms

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students, working in small groups, role play different kinds of governments--oligarchy, monarchy, dictatorship, and democratic republic. They portray their form of government in a skit, while other groups guess which kind of government...
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Introduction to "Julius Caesar"

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students discuss American form of government. They read the play Julius Caesar.
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Imposing Democracy

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders discuss the probability of imposing a democracy in a country in which there is no history of this type of government being successful. Using the internet, they work together to research Japan's experience with democracy...