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1 FORMS OF GOVERNMENT How are the same forms of government used differently in different places? WG.14.B compare how democracy, dictatorship, monarchy, republic, theocracy, and totalitarian systems operate in specific countries [SUPPORTING STANDARD] YSLETA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT SOCIAL STUDIES INSTRUCTIONAL TEAM

2 Which words are you familiar with, and which do you not yet know? DemocracyDictatorshipMonarchy RepublicTheocracyTotalitarian System of government VestedPower

3 What’s the difference in the forms of government? MONARCHYDEMOCRACY What’s the difference in these forms of government? How many people are considered vested with power?

4 What’s the difference in the forms of government? CONSTITUTIONAL MILITARY DICTATORSHIP MONARCHY What are modern differences in government types with ONE un-elected, permanent leader?

5 What’s the difference in the forms of government? REPUBLICANISM TOTALITARIANISM What’s the difference in how power is vested in a system and the relationship of the people to power?

6 What’s the difference in the forms of government? RELIGIOUS PLURALISM THEOCRACY What’s the difference in how religious value systems are represented in the power structure?

7 How do countries differ in their forms of government? Which countries still have a monarchy or constitutional monarchy? Still Monarchy Became Republics after independence from a monarchy or colonial power Gave up monarchy

8 MONARCHIES STILL STANDING Nation Title (in English) Constitutional Limitations Established JapanEmpire1947 Great BritainKingdom1688 (Commonwealths: Canada, Australia, New Zealand, etc. ) SpainKingdom1977 NetherlandsKingdom1848 SwedenKingdom1809 BelgiumKingdom1830 DenmarkKingdom more…8 are Constitutional Monarchies

9 How do countries differ in their forms of government? According to this source, which countries offer the most rights to their people, and which the least? Which would you guess follow: Republicanism, Totalitarianism, or something in between?

10 How do countries differ in their forms of government? According to this source, where is democracy most fully engaged? Do you agree or disagree with the sources interpretation?

11 A Tale of Two Freedoms Canada and the United States are both democracies. What accounts for the difference in their type of government if they are both democracies? Still Monarchy

12 Let’s see what we know… Which are you ready to answer, and which do you need a peek? What is the difference between democracy in Canada and in the United States? A Canada is a commonwealth of a constitutional monarchy B Canada’s government is totalitarian C The United States government has unlimited power D The United States has a commonwealth relationship with Great Britain Which of the following best explains the difference between democracies and totalitarian systems? F power is vested in one person in a democracy G power is divided among citizens in a democracy H government power in democratic governments is usually unlimited J government power in a totalitarian system is limited

13 Talk to each other, and then talk to me… WG.14.B compare how democracy, dictatorship, monarchy, republic, theocracy, and totalitarian systems operate in specific countries. How are the same forms of government used differently in different places? Use the word wall words to answer.

14 Resources mhttp://users.erols.com/mwhite28/monarchy.ht m


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