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Standard 8-3.3

8-3.3 Explain the basic principles of government as established in the United States Constitution.

Grade(s): 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Type
Government Simulation
Government Simulation

Lesson

Students will complete a government simulation where they learn about the different responsibilities of each branch of government by becoming the different branches.

Birth Of The Constitution | History in a Nutshell
Birth Of The Constitution | History in a Nutshell

Video

After the American Revolution, the new United States of America needed to form a permanent government of its own. Why did the Articles of Confederation fail, and how did the U.S. Constitution come to...
Charles Cotesworth Pinckney | S.C. Hall of Fame
Charles Cotesworth Pinckney | S.C. Hall of Fame

Video

5-minute historical visualization of the biography of Charles Cotesworth Pinckney who is an example of the enormous contribution South Carolinians made to the formation of the government of the United...