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Foundations of Govenment


Curipod generated lesson: "Foundations of Govenment". #5-7

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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
Write words related to the concept of Government?
2. Slide
60 seconds
Government is a group of people who have to power to make and enforce laws for a country or area. The basic purpose of government is to keep order, to provide services, and to protect the common good, or the well-being of the people. Citizens have certain rights and responsibilities within the government.
Foundations of Government
3. Slide
60 seconds
Constitution: A document that sets forth the fundamental principles of a government and the relationship between the government and its citizens. Limited government: a government structure in which government actions are limited by law. They work to protect the common good and provide for people's needs. People in a limited government may gather freely to express their opinions and work to change government policies. Unlimited government: government structure in which there are no effective limits on government actions. In China (they have unlimited government), a ruler has the power to make all decisions for a country or society. Tyranny: Unjust use of power.
4. Open question
120 seconds
What is the difference between a limited and an unlimited government?
5. Open question
300 seconds
What is the importance of having a constitution to govern a society?
6. Drawings
330 seconds
Brain break: Draw a banana and imagine it is a superhero fighting against an evil broccoli.
7. Poll
30 seconds
What is the term for a government ruled by a king or queen?
  • Monarchy
  • Republic
  • Democracy
8. Poll
30 seconds
What is the term for a form of government in which power is held by the people, either directly or through elected representatives?
  • Oligarchy
  • Democracy
  • Dictatorship

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