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US Government Review Part 2 - 7 Principles of the Constitution
8 mins 9th - 12th
High school US government class can boggle the mind. Help your class study for the final exam with this video tutorial/ study guide that covers basic topics related to US government, Bill of Rights, the amendments, and branches of...
US Government Review Part 1 - 3 Branches of Government
10 mins 9th - 12th
A fun and interesting teacher describes the three branches of the US government. His lecture style and ability to explain with good examples could be a really big help to older students needing a tutorial or extra support in...
Understanding American Government: The Role of American Government
9th - 11th
Why does America have a government and what is its purpose? Kids have these questions answered as they view a slide show describing aspects of US Government and politics. A well-organized resource with clear information regarding the...
Bureaucracy Basics: Crash Course Government and Politics #15
7 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Rules, rules, and more rules. Scholars analyze the role bureaucracy plays in the United States government and politics. Using the 15th installment in a 50-part series that explores US government and politics, a short video clip...
“You Better Check Yourself!”: Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances in the US Government
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Through role playing as one of the three branches of government regarding a congressional decision made in 2000, learners explore the concept of separation of powers and checks and balances.
What Basic Ideas About Government Are Included in the Preamble to the Constitution?
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Young historians explore the meaning of the Preamble to the US Constitution in this upper-elementary social studies lesson. Working with partners or in small groups, children discuss the purpose of government before reading and analyzing...
How State Budgets are Breaking US Schools
12 mins 11th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Bill Gates delves into the big money world of state budgets in the United States, emphasizing the need for greater scrutiny and developing a deeper understanding of the implications of worsening deficits. Gates incorporates a variety of...
Legal System Basics: Crash Course Government and Politics #18
8 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Do the courts only exist to punish people? Scholars investigate the many roles the criminal justice system plays in the United States government and politics. They research a short video clip to better understand and analyze the role the...
Types of Bureaucracies: Crash Course Government and Politics #16
6 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What is the difference between the CIA, FBI, and the Department of Defense? Scholars investigate the different bureaucracies that exist in United States government and politics. They analyze the roles of different agencies while forming...
Party Systems: Crash Course Government and Politics #41
11 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Scholars investigate the emergence of the political party system in the early days of United States government and politics. They view the 41st video in a 50-part series to analyze the reasoning behind the existence of political parties...
Lesson 3: Constitution Principles: Popular Sovereignty and Limited Government
12th CCSS: Adaptable
Explore two principles of the Constitution. This plan encourages seniors to focus in on popular sovereignty and limited government. They examine the relationship between popular sovereignty, limited government, and citizenship as they...