The Role of the Government:Rules & Laws in the United States
Who makes laws and rules? Teachers Administration ParentsInventors House of Representatives Congress President Senate Owners Voters
Who typically enforces laws and rules? Coaches Parents Teachers Assistants Workers Managers Store OwnersPrincipals You Can Too!
Movie Theaters Sports Community Shopping JobsWhy do we have rules and laws? Home RestaurantsGames Driving Classrooms
What is the U.S. Constitution? Consists of: •7 Articles •Bill of Rights •27 Amendments •Goes hand-in-hand with Declaration of Independence *Lays out the basic rights for citizens in the U.S.*For more information: http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/constitution.html
The 3 branches of Government http://bensguide.gpo.gov/3-5/index.html
What role can you play as acitizen in promoting the rules and laws of America?
Standard 3.4: Students understand therole of rules and laws in our daily lives and the basic structure of the U.S. government. 3.4.1: Determine the reasons for rules, laws, and the U.S.Constitution; the role of citizenship in the promotion of rules andlaws; and the consequences for people who violate rules and laws. 3.4.4: Understand the three branches of government, with an emphasis on local government.