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18 resources with the concept republics

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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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Balancing Act: The Three Branches

For Teachers 5th Standards
What do hula hoops and the American system of government have in common? Using hands-on station activities, pupils consider the roles of the three branches of government. A script for teachers and writing prompts help round out a...
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Bastille Day

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Eleven worksheets follow an informative reading about Bastille Day. Scholars complete sentences found in the reading by matching, filling in the blanks, and choosing from a series of multiple-choice questions. Participants spell and...
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The Weimar Republic: Historical Context and Decision Making

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know that way before Hitler became a dictator, he actually spent nine months in a German jail? Provide the background for the escalating point before the Nazi party took over in World War II through the exercises in the resource....
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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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The Legacy of Ancient Greece and Rome

For Students 7th - 8th
Where did the inspiration for the US government system come from? From the ancient Greeks and Romans, of course. Scholars define nine terms relating to Greek and Roman government, complete a graphic organizer, and list the greatest...
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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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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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The Constitution: The Head of State

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners explore politics by participating in a round-table discussion with classmates. In this monarchy lesson plan, young scholars identify the different political leaders in Australia and conduct a class discussion about the country....
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Declaration of Independence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students define the words: republic, Articles of Condederation, survey, Northwest Ordinance, republicanism, ordinance, ratified, and Northwest Territory. They view the video Charlie Brown Constitution.
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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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Can You Save the Roman Republic?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders review what they know about Rome. In this World history lesson, 6th graders pretend they are Romans and try to correct some of Rome's major problems.
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Paris and its Many Landmarks

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine the geography of Paris, France.  In this Geography lesson, 7th graders research the importance of major landmarks in Paris.  Students create a postcard for one Parisian landmark. 
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For Students 3rd - 5th
In this California activity, learners respond to 7 questions that are related to the state of California. First, they identify and name the state's capital and when it became a state. Then, students identify and name the state's motto,...
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The Constitution: the Head of State

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students participate in a constitutional convention to debate whether Australia should become a republic. They form small groups to represent various sides of the debate such as parliamentary republicanism, popular republicanism and...
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Comparing Democracy and Republic

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Studentscomplete a graphic organizer comparing the republic of Rome and the democracy of Athens and realize that these two governments influenced US government.
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Formation Of The Republic

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders investigate the formation of the Thirteen Colonies in the United States. They conduct research using a variety of resources. The teacher uses guiding questions in order to keep the research process going in the right...
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What is a Republican Government?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students engage in a problem-solving activity examining some of the considerations involved in determining common welfare in creating a republican government.