Constitutional Gov - Antigone

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Constitutional Gov - Antigone

  1. 1. What
is
 Constitutional
 Government?
Directions: Locate & define each of the following terms: 1. Constitution p. 32: ____________________________________________________________________________________ Lorem Ipsum Dolor ____________________________________________________________________________________ 2. Constitutional Government p. 33: [Street Address] [City], [State][Postal Code] ____________________________________________________________________________________ [Your Phone] ____________________________________________________________________________________ [Web Address] 3. Limits on Power p. 33: ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ 4. autocratic/dictatorial government p. 33: ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ 5. Characteristics of Constitutional Government p. 34: ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ 6. higher law p. 34: ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ 7. private domain p. 34: ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ 8. monarchy p. 35: ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________
  2. 2. 1. The first conflict in this story is whether Eteocles or Polyneices should rule the land. • Could this conflict have been avoided if Thebes had a written constitution? Explain.2. Creon states, "These are my laws! Thebes is an example of what type of government? Circle your response: Constitutional Monarchy3. Antigone and Creon disagree about who should have authority. Use the T-chart to respond to the following: According to Antigone & Creon, who should have the authority of higher law in Thebes? Antigone Creon4. What does Antigone mean when she uses the term, "eternal justice"?5. At the end of the story Antigone turns to Creon and says, "You further violate the rights of the people by passing sentence upon me without a fair and public hearing." What right is she referring to in this statement?

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