Unit One - Foundations of Government






Unit Objectives


1. Principles of Government
2. Formation of Government
3. Economic Theories
4. Types of Government

Vocabulary


  1. government
  2. power
  3. policy
  4. divine right theory (of kings)
  5. social contract theory
  6. state
  7. autocracy
  8. sovereignty
  9. monarchy
  10. proletariat
  11. nation
  12. oligarchy
  13. bourgeoisie
  14. nation-state
  15. presidential system
  16. parliamentary system
  17. democracy
  18. direct democracy
  19. liberal democracy
  20. representative democracy
  21. theocracy
  22. totalitarian
  23. command economy
  24. consensus
  25. republic
  26. constitutional government
  27. political party
  28. constitutional law
  29. free enterprise
  30. politics
  31. unitary system
  32. economics
  33. industrialized nations
  34. federal system
  35. capitalism
  36. developing nation
  37. confederacy
  38. socialism
  39. constitution
  40. communism
  41. preamble
  42. free market

Unit Assignments


  • Classroom Netiquette Agreement (5 bonus points)
  • Parent Permission to View Movie Form (5 bonus points)
  • Unit 1 Vocabulary (30 points)
  • Unit 1 Vocabulary Quiz (50 points)
Online Discussions
  • Journal #1 - Alexander Hamilton (20 points)
  • Journal #2 - Aristotle (20 points)
  • Journal #3 - V for Vendetta (30 points)