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Foundations of Government

Students will examine the purpose, forms, and limitations on government. They will learn about key philosophers like John Locke and explore practical examples of government functions. Students will complete this unit with an understanding of different forms of government, key influences on American democratic principles, and distinguishing features of governments around the world.

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Learning Resource Details

Resource Type: 
Lesson Plan
P-12 Grade Levels: 
6th - 8th Grades
P-12 Topic Areas: 
Social Studies
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