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Make Voc. Flashcards: Unitary: central government has all the power Confederation: local governments have all the power Federal: central and local governments share the power
Your Task In your group, read CRCT Test Prep pages (starts at bottom of page 134 Unitary, Confederation, and Federal Government Systems). Your group needs to be ready to explain to the class what this section is about. You have 15 minutes.
GPS and E.Q. GPS: SS6CG4 The student will compare and contrast various forms of government. a. Describe the ways government systems distribute power: unitary, confederation, and federal. E.Q. How is POWER shared between governments and people?
Is this your group? 1 person controlled everything. The other people in the group didnt get to make any of the decisions.
Is this your group? One person was in control. He or she let group members make some decisions. The boss did some work and the group members did some work.
Is this your group? The people in the group agreed to work together. Each person did his or her share. Either nobody was able to gain control of the group OR the group picked one person guide them.
See if you can recognize which type of government system most closely matches your groups behavior…..
Fold a piece of paper in half like a hamburger. Fold crease down 1 inch. Fold the paper in thirds. Cut the top into 3 flaps along the creases.
How is Power Shared? Unitary Confederation Federal Local Outside of Flap Book
Inside of Flap Book Write notes on Unitary here Write notes on Confederation here Write notes on Federal here
Lift the Unitary flap. Example: United Kingdom
Example: British Commonwealth
Example: Germany, Russia
CRCT Test Prep Page 135: Copy questions and write out the BEST answer for each.
# 345. Which phrase BEST describes a confederation? A. partners
#346. Which country in Europe has a federal government? B. Germany
#347. One reason that the British Commonwealth is called a confederation is that member countries are A. Voluntary members
How did your group distribute its power? Did you like the way your group worked together? Which type of government did your group come closest to matching? Which government would you prefer?