United States Government

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Which branch of government carries and enforces laws in the United States? What two governing bodies make up Congress? Using this simple graphic organizer, your young historians will organize the flow of responsibilities afforded to the three branches of government in the United States.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have learners incorporate symbols to help distinguish the roles of each branch
  • Build upon this graphic organizer in order to explain the system of checks and balances
  • See additional materials for activity manipulatives
  • Will require some preparation time to duplicate and cut cards