Who's Who in the United States Government? An overview of government personnel!
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In this engaging lesson, students are guided through a 39-slide PowerPoint that teaches students of the major positions and personnel in the United States Executive, Legislative, and Judicial Branches. Students are given a guided-note packet that guides their learning as you navigate through these essential people.
The roles identified and explored are:
Secretary of State
Secretary of Defense
Secretary of the Treasury
Speaker of the House
House Majority Leader
House Minority Leader
House Majority Whip
House Minority Whip
President of the Senate
President Pro-Tempore of the Senate
Senate Majority Leader
Senate Minority Leader
Senate Majority Whip
Senate Minority Whip
The Supreme Court
Justices Appointed by Ronald Reagan
Justices Appointed by George H W Bush
Justices Appointed by William Clinton
Justices Appointed by George W Bush
Justices Appointed by Barack Obama
**This activity is accurate as of January 12, 2016. You will need to make adjustments to reflect current changes!**
PLUS - several slides are given to introduce the state governments! This activity is already geared toward the Ohio state government, however you will need to modify for your state's system and personnel. Also, a blank organizer has been provided for you to modify according to your state!
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