Social Studies Scope and Sequence, Political Systems and Governments

Social Studies Standard V, Civics and Government

Lesson 520, Political Systems and Governments

Understanding democracy

Identifying a unitary system of government

Knowing that the U.S. operates under a federal system

Knowing that the U.S. is a democracy

Knowing what an indirect democracy is

Understanding direct democracy

Knowing the Supremacy Clause

Understanding a totalitarian government

Understanding what a republican government is

Understanding anarchy

Understanding a confederal system of government

Understanding the U.S. system of government

Understanding the role of the Supreme Court


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