This is a GREAT assessment that covers democracy, government, and taxes. It covers ALL of the following standards:
SS3H1 The student will explain the political roots of our modern democracy in the United States of America.
a. Identify the influence of Greek architecture (Parthenon, U. S. Supreme Court building), law, and the Olympic Games on the present.
b. Explain the ancient Athenians’ idea that a community should choose its own leaders.
c. Compare and contrast Athens as a direct democracy with the United States as a representative democracy.
SS3E2 The student will explain that governments provide certain types of goods and services in a market economy and pay for these through taxes and will describe services such as schools, libraries, roads, police/fire protection, and military.
SS3CG1 The student will explain the importance of the basic principles that provide the foundation of a republican form of government.
a. Explain why in the United States there is a separation of power between branches of government and levels of government.
b. Name the three levels of government (national, state, local) and the three branches in each (executive, legislative, judicial), including the names of the legislative branch (Congress, General Assembly, city commission or city council).
c. State an example of the responsibilities of each level and branch of government.
It contains 8 multiple choice questions about Greek influences (SS3H1) and also has a Venn Diagram to compare/contrast direct and representative democracy. It has 7 multiple choice questions about the Branches of Government (SS3CG1) and a fill in chart about the 3 branches, and 5 multiple choice questions about Taxes (SS3E2).
It covers it all! Happy Assessing!