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Chapter 1 section 2 notes Chapter 1 section 2 notes Presentation Transcript

  • Today’s Plan
    • Jumpstart Assignment - What is the most important issue facing our country today (in your opinion)? Why do you feel this issue is the most important?
    • Reading Minute
    • Finish Last Nights Assignment
    • Notes: Chapter 1, Section 2
    • Group Activity – Forms of Government Skits
  • Forms of Government
    • Classification can be done 3 ways…
  • Who can participate?
    • Democracy
    • Authority rests with the people.
    • A direct democracy exists where the will of the people is translated into law directly by the people themselves.
    • In an indirect democracy , a small group of persons, chosen by the people to act as their representatives, expresses the popular will.
    • Dictatorship
    • A dictatorship exists where those who rule cannot be held responsible to the will of the people.
    • An autocracy is a government in which a single person holds unlimited political power.
    • An oligarchy is a government in which the power to rule is held by a small, usually self-appointed elite.
    Who can participate?
  • Classification by Geographic Distribution of Power
    • A unitary government has all powers held by a single, central agency.
    • A confederation is an alliance of independent states.
    • A federal government is one in which the powers of government are divided between a central government and several local governments.
  • Classification by the Relationship Between Legislative and Executive Branches
  • Forms of Government
  • Group Activity
    • Groups of 3 will create a 1 minute skit to represent the form of government they are given.
    • You will need to draw the form of government that is on the other side of the card.
  • Homework
    • Answer questions 1-6 on 16.