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This is a complete two week PowerPoint unit on the Foundations of American Constitutional Government which covers the *Virginia Standards of Learning. This unit of study covers the following topics/lessons:
1. An introduction to Civic Education
2. Fundamental Principles of Government (Rule of Law, Limited Government, Democracy, and Representative Government)
3. Virginia Documents (Charters of the Virginia Company of London, Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom, and the Virginia Declaration of Rights)
4. Declaration of Independence
5. Articles of Confederation
6. Preamble and the basic outline of the U.S. Constitution including the Bill of Rights
7. Separation of Powers & Checks and Balances
8. Amending the Constitution
9. Unit Review: Jeopardy. I also have a "Fling the Teacher" game at my website - www.mrwalton.org
10. Unit Test - Answer Key Included
The PowerPoint consists of 116 slides. All materials are included: lesson plans, anticipation guide, quizzes, a test, student note-taking handouts, film clips, and document review chart.