U1.LP2.GovernmentPowerSystems

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  • Helping the homeless relates to the governments purpose of providing public services.

    Government could provide shelters, health care, and job training to these people.

    These services will help the community and the homeless.
  • The best form of government to handle this issue is federalism.

    A federal system is best because the local, state and national government can provide funding and ideas for solving this problem.




  • U1.LP2.GovernmentPowerSystems

    1. 1. Write your answer choice and a sentence explaining why you chose it. Officials announced that parts of the Savage River State Forest will be incorporated into the Maryland Wildland Preservation System. The forest provides a habitat for many wildlife species. The Maryland Wildlands Preservation System is the stateʼs version of the Federal Wilderness System. Which of these statements is supported by the excerpt? A. Wildlife preservation is mainly a responsibility of private organizations. B. The federal and state governments share responsibilities for preserving wildlife. C. The state government relies mainly on private developers to enforce wildlife regulations. D. Wildlife regulations issued by the state government take priority over federal regulations.
    2. 2. Agenda • Objective and Warm-Up (5 minutes) • Levels of Government (15 minutes) • Power Systems (15 minutes) • Group Practice (15 minutes) • Independent Practice (30 minutes) • Exit Slip (5 minutes)
    3. 3. It’s Cornell Notes Time!!! Main Idea Details Questions!
    4. 4. 3 Levels of Government • Local Government • State Government • National Government
    5. 5. 3 Levels of Government • Local Government • Responsible for city and county • Addresses smaller issues that affect people in a town, city or county. • Does not handle ANYTHING with foreign countries.
    6. 6. 3 Levels of Government • State Government • Responsible for the State, such as Maryland • Addresses larger issues that affect the people of a specific state. • Can sometimes handle trade and business with foreign countries.
    7. 7. 3 Levels of Government • National Government • Responsible for the entire country • Addresses major issues that affect EVERYBODY. • Works with foreign countries on just about everything.
    8. 8. Who is responsible for... ?
    9. 9. Who is responsible for... ?
    10. 10. Who is responsible for... ?
    11. 11. Who is responsible for... ?
    12. 12. Who is responsible for... ?
    13. 13. Who is responsible for... ?
    14. 14. Who is responsible for... ?
    15. 15. Who is responsible for... ?
    16. 16. Who is responsible for... ?
    17. 17. Who is responsible for... ?
    18. 18. Who is responsible for... ?
    19. 19. Power Systems • 3 systems for allocating power between Local, State, and National Governments • Unitary, Confederate, and Federal. • The US has a federal system.
    20. 20. Government Systems • Unitary System • Majority of power is given to National Gov. • States have NO power. • Advantage: efficient decision making • Disadvantage: national government doesn’t know local needs.
    21. 21. Unitary Government POWER
    22. 22. Unitary Government POWER 100 75 50 25 0 Local State National
    23. 23. Unitary Government POWER 100 75 50 25 0 Local State National
    24. 24. Unitary Government POWER 100 75 50 25 0 Local State National
    25. 25. Government Systems • Confederate System / Confederacy • Most power is with States • National still exists w/ low power • Advantages: small states know what their people need. • Disadvantages: States don’t work together and small size means weak defense.
    26. 26. Confederate Government POWER
    27. 27. Confederate Government POWER 100 75 50 25 0 Local State National
    28. 28. Confederate Government POWER 100 75 50 25 0 Local State National
    29. 29. Confederate Government POWER 100 75 50 25 0 Local State National
    30. 30. Confederate Government POWER 100 75 50 25 0 Local State National
    31. 31. Government Systems • Federal System / Federalism • Power is SHARED between state and national government • Advantage: More money, more ideas, more ways to address issues. • Disadvantage: States MUST follow national laws, and two power sources = arguments.
    32. 32. Federalism =
    33. 33. Federalism = U.S.A.!!!!!!
    34. 34. Federal Government POWER
    35. 35. Federal Government POWER 40 30 20 10 0 Local State National
    36. 36. Federal Government POWER 40 30 20 10 0 Local State National
    37. 37. Federal Government POWER 40 30 20 10 0 Local State National
    38. 38. Federal Government POWER 40 30 20 10 0 Local State National
    39. 39. State Government
    40. 40. State Government +
    41. 41. State Government + National Government
    42. 42. State Government + National Government =
    43. 43. State Government + National Government = Federal Government
    44. 44. Federal Government
    45. 45. Federal Government -
    46. 46. Federal Government - National Government
    47. 47. Federal Government - National Government =
    48. 48. Federal Government - National Government = Which system?
    49. 49. Federal Government - National Government =
    50. 50. Federal Government - National Government = Confederate System
    51. 51. Federal Government
    52. 52. Federal Government -
    53. 53. Federal Government - State Government
    54. 54. Federal Government - State Government =
    55. 55. Federal Government - State Government = Which system?
    56. 56. Federal Government - State Government =
    57. 57. Federal Government - State Government = Unitary System
    58. 58. Unitary System
    59. 59. Unitary System +
    60. 60. Unitary System + Confederate System
    61. 61. Unitary System + Confederate System =
    62. 62. Unitary System + Confederate System = Which system?
    63. 63. Unitary System + Confederate System =
    64. 64. Unitary System + Confederate System = Federal System
    65. 65. Recap Unitary Confederate Federal Local State National
    66. 66. Recap Unitary Confederate Federal Local x State National
    67. 67. Recap Unitary Confederate Federal Local x State National x
    68. 68. Recap Unitary Confederate Federal Local x x State National x
    69. 69. Recap Unitary Confederate Federal Local x x State x National x
    70. 70. Recap Unitary Confederate Federal Local x x State x x National x
    71. 71. Recap Unitary Confederate Federal Local x x State x x National x x
    72. 72. Recap Unitary Confederate Federal Local x x x State x x National x x
    73. 73. Guided Practice 1. We will be looking at real and hypothetical scenarios. For each scenario you will look at the advantages and disadvantages of these issues happening in unitary, confederate and federal forms of government. 2. We will do one together and then you will complete the other two with a partner.
    74. 74. Unitary Confederate Federal More money, small states more ideas, efficient decision know what Advantage more ways making their people to address need issues - states - states donʼt national MUST follow work together Dis- government national laws - small size advantage doesnʼt know - two power means weak local needs sources = defense arguments.
    75. 75. Homelessness has become a huge issue in San Francisco, CA. Both homeless adults and teenagers are constantly at-risk of violence and hunger, rarely having their basic needs met. Complete the chart below in order to guide your thinking. Which purpose of government does this relate to? Describe why you think so in 2 sentences.
    76. 76. Homelessness has become a huge issue in San Francisco, CA. Both homeless adults and teenagers are constantly at-risk of violence and hunger, rarely having their basic needs met. Complete the chart below in order to guide your thinking. Which type of government would you want to address the issue and why?
    77. 77. Independent Practice 1. You will have 20 minutes to complete this activity. Be sure to write in complete sentences. 2. Stay on topic. I will be listening to your conversations and it will impact your independent practice grade and your ability to do well on the exit slip.
    78. 78. Exit Slip 1. You will have 5 minutes to complete today’s exit slip. 2. Please only write the letter of your answer in the appropriate blank. 3. Complete it in silence. 4. When you are done, carefully check over your answers. 5. After checking your answers, please begin your homework.
    79. 79. Homework: Write a 5 sentence paragraph about how you are impacted by United States’ Federalism. That is, what impacts does the national government, Maryland state government and Prince George’s County local government have on your life? OR Write an analogy for Federalism. This is something that would be from real life, where something has to respond to TWO power sources, like the state and national government.
    80. 80. 3, 2, 1, See Ya! What are 3 things that you learned today? What are 2 things that confused you? What is 1 thing you want to know more about?

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