Governments Distribute Power Humanities 6 th grade Ms. Crumbley
Central and Regional Governments
Describe the Central Government of the United States.
Describe the Regional governments of the United States.
Distribution of Power
Do you know which one the United States is?
Peoples Republic of China?
One Strong Central Power
Weak Regional Power
Oldest and Most common
Examples – Cuba, Afghanistan, Iran
Strong Regional Power
Weak Central Power
Regional governments join or withdraw by choice!
Examples – Iroquois Confederacy, European Union, OPEC
Power is divided between one central and several regional authorities.
Examples – USA, Mexico, Brazil, Australia
Fold Paper into thirds.
Title across the top –” Ways Governments Distribute Power ”
Put your name, date and section on the back
Sub Title - the thirds….. “ Unitary, Confederate and “Federal ”
5. Draw a diagram representing the power of the central government and the regional government using circles and arrows.
The size of the circles represents the amount of power
The arrows represent the direction the power flows
Write a caption explaining how power is distributed.
Subtitle of each form of distribution (3)
Key or labels identifying the central and regional governments
Illustrate the flow power
Explanation of how the power is distributed
Graded On Rubric D Organization and Presentation
Distribution of Power - ASSESSMENT: Visual representation with summary sentence Criterion D Organization and Presentation Presentation and expression are clear , concise and effective , and the language, style and visual representation used are always appropriate to the audience and purpose. 7-8 Presentation and expression are clear ; attention is paid to the audience and purpose in terms of appropriate language, style and visual representation. 5-6 Presentation and expression are occasionally unclear . 3-4 Presentation and expression are unclear and imprecise 1-2
Unitary Federal Confederation POWER Central Government Regional Government
Ways Governments Distribute Power UNITARY One strong central power with weaker regional powers. Power flows from the central authority to the regional authorities.