Student Review Processing Activity through the use of a Newspaper page for SS.7.C.1.9
Directions: Using your knowledge from the lesson, write a newspaper article illustrating the situation from above. Finish the story with what may have happened to the president.
Define the rule of law and recognize its influence on the development of the American legal, political, and governmental systems through your newspaper clipping.
Students will distinguish between the characteristics of a society that operates under the rule of law and one that does not.
Students will assess the importance of the rule of law in protecting citizens from arbitrary and abusive uses of government power.
Students will evaluate the impact of the rule of law on governmental officials and institutions (accountability to the law, fair procedures, decisions based on the law, consistent application, enforcement of the law, and transparency of institutions).