This interactive PowerPoint presentation has 24 slides of pictures and explicit text that trace the origin and development of the three branches of government as established by the United States Constitution. Included are pictures of historical sites and interesting information from the first years of government in Philadelphia. The move of the nation’s capital to Washington, DC. and the famous seats of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government buildings are also depicted along with informative text and some fascinating items of trivia. This presentation will help your students visualize both the beginning and the present day United States government. It is easily adaptable for a variety of grade levels.
By Jeannie Kern