United States Government: Democracy in Action © 2010

Grade Levels: 6-12
United States Government: Democracy in Action provides a “behind-the-scenes” look at Washington never before available in any U.S. government program.

About the Program

Contents:

Unit 1- FOUNDATIONS OF AMERICAN GOVERNMENT

  • Chapter 1 People & Government
  • Chapter 2 Origins of American Government
  • Chapter 3 The Constitution
  • Chapter 4 The Federal System


Unit 2- THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

  • Chapter 5 The Organization of Congress
  • Chapter 6 Development of Congressional Powers
  • Chapter 7 Congress at Work


Unit 3 - THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH

  • Chapter 8 The Presidency
  • Chapter 9 Presidential Leadership
  • Chapter 10 The Federal Bureaucracy


Unit 4 - THE JUDICIAL BRANCH

  • Chapter 11 The Federal Court System
  • Chapter 12 Supreme Court Decision Making


Unit 5 - LIBERTY & JUSTICE FOR ALL

  • Chapter 13 Constitutional Freedoms
  • Chapter 14 Citizenship & Equal Justice
  • Chapter 15 Law in America


Unit 6 - PARTICIPATING IN GOVERNMENT

  • Chapter 16 Political Parties
  • Chapter 17 Elections & Voting
    • Voter’s Handbook
  • Chapter 18 Interest Groups & Public Opinion
  • Chapter 19 The Mass Media and the Internet


Unit 7 - PUBLIC POLICIES & POLICY

  • Chapter 20 Taxing & Spending
  • Chapter 21 Social & Domestic Policy
  • Chapter 22 Foreign Policy & Defense


Unit 8 - STATE & LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • Chapter 23 State Government
  • Chapter 24 Local Government


Unit 9 - POLITICAL & ECONOMIC SYSTEMS

  • Chapter 25 Political Systems in Today’s World
  • Chapter 26 Development of Economic Systems

Reference Handbook

Glossary

Index

Program Components

  • Social Studies American Biographies
    Social Studies American Biographies
  • United States Government: Democracy in Action, Interpreting Political Cartoons
    United States Government: Democracy in Action, Interpreting Political Cartoons
  • United States Government: Democracy in Action, Spanish Chapter Summaries
    United States Government: Democracy in Action, Spanish Chapter Summaries
  • United States Government: Democracy in Action, Spanish Quizzes and Tests
    United States Government: Democracy in Action, Spanish Quizzes and Tests
  • United States Government: Democracy in Action, Teacher Classroom Resources
    United States Government: Democracy in Action, Teacher Classroom Resources
  • Exploring Our World, Graphic Organizer Transparencies, Strategies, and Activities
    Exploring Our World, Graphic Organizer Transparencies, Strategies, and Activities
  • Social Studies, English Learners Handbook
    Social Studies, English Learners Handbook
  • Social Studies, The Living Constitution, Teacher Edition
    Social Studies, The Living Constitution, Teacher Edition
  • Social Studies, Writers' Guidebook for Social Studies
    Social Studies, Writers' Guidebook for Social Studies
  • Social Studies, Writing Process Transparencies for High School Social Studies
    Social Studies, Writing Process Transparencies for High School Social Studies
  • United States Government, Democracy in Action, Reteaching Activity
    United States Government, Democracy in Action, Reteaching Activity
  • United States Government, Democracy in Action, Vocabulary Activity
    United States Government, Democracy in Action, Vocabulary Activity
  • United States Government: Democracy in Action, Authentic Assessment with Rubrics
    United States Government: Democracy in Action, Authentic Assessment with Rubrics
  • United States Government: Democracy in Action, Cooperative Learning Activities
    United States Government: Democracy in Action, Cooperative Learning Activities
  • United States Government: Democracy in Action, ExamView Assessment Suite
    United States Government: Democracy in Action, ExamView Assessment Suite
  • United States Government: Democracy in Action, Government Simulations and Debates
    United States Government: Democracy in Action, Government Simulations and Debates
  • United States Government: Democracy in Action, Guided Reading Activities
    United States Government: Democracy in Action, Guided Reading Activities
  • Civics Today: Citizenship, Economics, and You, The Declaration of Independence & U.S. Constitution, Spanish
    Civics Today: Citizenship, Economics, and You, The Declaration of Independence & U.S. Constitution, Spanish
  • Social Studies, Graphing Tool CD-ROM
    Social Studies, Graphing Tool CD-ROM
  • Social Studies, Living Constitution, Student Edition
    Social Studies, Living Constitution, Student Edition
  • United States Government, Reading and Study Skills Foldables
    United States Government, Reading and Study Skills Foldables
  • United States Government: Democracy in Action, Chapter Summaries
    United States Government: Democracy in Action, Chapter Summaries
  • United States Government: Democracy in Action, Historical Documents and Speeches
    United States Government: Democracy in Action, Historical Documents and Speeches
  • United States Government: Democracy in Action, Reading Essentials and Study Guide Workbook
    United States Government: Democracy in Action, Reading Essentials and Study Guide Workbook
  • United States Government: Democracy in Action, Spanish Reading Essentials and Note Taking Guide
    United States Government: Democracy in Action, Spanish Reading Essentials and Note Taking Guide
  • United States Government: Democracy in Action, Student Edition
    United States Government: Democracy in Action, Student Edition
  • United States Government: Democracy in Action, StudentWorks Plus CD-ROM
    United States Government: Democracy in Action, StudentWorks Plus CD-ROM
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