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Social Studies
 
  Grade Level:   12  
  EALR:   1. CIVICS The student understands and applies knowledge of government, law, politics, and the nation's fundamental documents to make decisions about local, national, and international issues and to demonstrate thoughtful, participatory citizenship.  
  Component:   1.2 Understands the purposes, organization, and function of governments, laws, and political systems.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   1.2.3 Analyzes and evaluates the structures of state, tribal, and federal forms of governments by comparing them to those of other governments.  
 
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Examples
-Critiques the structure of the U.S. government by comparing it with that of a parliamentary government.
-Critiques the structure of the U.S. government by comparing it with that of a constitutional government with unlimited power.
-Examines the structure of a treaty tribe's government by comparing it with that of an executive order tribe or federally-unrecognized tribe.
Suggested Unit
  • CWP—Civic Action and Responsibility