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How is Power Divided in the United States Government?
4 mins 7th - 12th
Need an introduction to the three branches of the United States government? Look no further! This video offers a basic breakdown of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches, including their general makeup and designated...
The Role of Government: The Federal Government and Fiscal Policy
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Give learners a crash course in balancing the books on the United States federal government level with an economics and government resource. Class members engage in a warm-up discussion and brainstorming session before answering...
Differing Federal Responses to the Great Depression: Letter Analysis
8th - 10th
Young analysts examine two letters, one written by President Hoover and one written by FDR. Each letter contains that president's response to the role of the Federal Government during times of crisis (The Great Depression). They analyze...
The Federal Government's Budget Process
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewOver the past two decades, the federal government has shut down at least four times. Pupils may have a tough time understanding the significance of these events without appropriate background. A graphic resource traces the budget...
Federalism: Crash Course Government and Politics #4
9 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Who has the power? Learners investigate the concept of federalism in the United States government and politics. They view a short video to understand and discuss the concept of who controls the laws around health care, taxes, and even...