ERIC Number: ED178402
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Our Constitution and Government: Lesson Worksheets. Federal Textbook on Citizenship-Home Study Course. Revised Edition.
Immigration and Naturalization Service (Dept. of Justice), Washington, DC.
The book presents 21 worksheets and background information on the American Constitution and government. The purpose of the worksheets is to enable candidates for naturalization who are unable to attend public school classes to study topics related to American history and government in their own homes. The worksheets are presented in six units. Unit I explains how groups and organizations contribute to the American political system. Unit II discusses origins of the American nation, drafting of the constitution, early changes in the constitution and government, and constitutional amendments. Unit III focuses on governmental authority, political parties, and objectives of the federal government. Unit IV considers responsibilities of the Congress and the President and explains how the federal court system works. Unit V focuses on the purposes and organization of state governments. The final unit discusses income tax, cooperation between federal and state governments, and basic principles of government. Within each unit, background reading and worksheets containing multiple choice questions are presented. Also presented are instructions to students on how to complete lessons, budget time for study, find answers to worksheet questions, and find assistance in completing and mailing in course work. (DB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizenship, Citizenship Responsibility, Correspondence Study, Educational Objectives, Government Role, Home Study, Immigrants, Lesson Plans, United States Government (Course), United States History, Worksheets
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($3.50)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Immigration and Naturalization Service (Dept. of Justice), Washington, DC.