Government Strand

Civic Participation and Skills
9. Different perspectives on a topic can be obtained from a variety of historic and contemporary sources. Sources can be examined for accuracy.

Roles and Systems of Government
10. Governments can be categorized as monarchies, theocracies, dictatorships or democracies, but categories may overlap and labels may not accurately represent how governments function. The extent of citizens’ liberties and responsibilities varies according to limits on governmental authority.
Vocabulary:  monarchies, theocracies, dictatorships, democracies
People:  Henry II, King John, Edward I,
Places:  England,
Events:  Constitutions of Clarendon, Magna Carta, Model Parliament,