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ERIC Number: ED510358
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 124
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
LegiQuest
Buck Institute for Education
This unit is designed to teach students about how a bill becomes law and how interest groups participate in and impact this process. LegiQuest teaches students about the roles of Congress, the President, and the courts in the legislative process. It can be used at the beginning of the course to introduce the functions and branches of government. It is helpful to begin the unit with a basic review of the three branches of government and the function of each branch. It is also possible to use this unit after an introductory unit on the fundamental principles of democracy, including such essential democratic documents as the Constitution and its amendments. Appendices include: (1) Students Handouts; (2) Lesson Materials; (3) Teacher Keys; and (4) CSA Board Questions.
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Buck Institute for Education
Identifiers - Location: United States