What is Government?

Posted Eureka Lessons American Government, Lessons

Before students learn about American Civics, it's important for them to understand what government is, what types of governments exist, and what type of government the U.S. has.  These resources cover the following topics:

  1. Powers of the Government
  2. Characteristics of a State
  3. The Contract between Government and its Constituents
  4. Types of Government
  5. The Foundation of American democratic principles

As a bonus, this post also includes a Jeopardy style review game covering the following topics:

  1. "What is Government?" (ppt. attached to this post)
  2. The Road to the Constitution
  3. Federalists vs. anti-Federalists
  4. Political Thinkers and the Foundation of American Democratic Principles

What is Government? ppt.

Jeopardy Review Game ppt.