Forms of Government
- Compare confederate, unitary and federal forms of government and determine how each assists or impedes the functioning of government.
- Students will define confederate, unitary and federal forms of government in order to identify the similarities and differences between the three forms of government.
Forms of Government Notes
Forms of Government Activity
Forms of Government Resources
Differences between Unitary, Federal. Confederate
Review the vein diagrams below. Each circle represents the sphere of power.
Unitary= All power is within the national government. Very little or no power given to state or local governments.
Confederate= Loose union of states. Very little power given to the national government
Federal= Power is divided and shared among the national and state/local governments.
Using the federal model, categorize which level of government would have the power for each of the concepts in the sorting slips.
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