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Principles of US Government

Principles of US Government

Objective:

Arizona State Standards: Concept 1: Foundations of Government: The United States democracy is based on principles and ideals that are embodied by symbols, people, and documents.

PO 1. Examine the foundations of democratic representative government:

a. Greek direct democracy

b. The Roman Republic

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Principles and Ideas Behind American Government

Review this presentation and bring in questions for us to discuss in the next class session

Source: Mike Turturice

Types of Governments

Review this document to be familiar with types of typical government structures

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Source: Mike Turturice

Similarities and Differences Between US and Roman Governments

Read this brief overview of some distinct similarities between Roman and US governments!

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Reading Overview

To learn about some elements of Ancient Greece and Rome governments in relation to the US, please read p. 646-648 stopping at Feudalism. :-)

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