Forms of government - Benchmark Compare different forms of government(direct democracy representative democracy socialism Benchmark Compare different

Forms of government - Benchmark Compare different forms of...

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Benchmark: Compare different forms of government (direct democracy, representative democracy, socialism, Benchmark: Compare different forms of government (direct democracy, representative democracy, socialism, communism, monarchy, oligarchy, and autocracy) Benchmark Clarification Students will identify different forms of government based on its political philosophy or organizational structure. Students will analyze scenarios describing various forms of government. Students will apply their understanding of the definitions of the various forms of government. Create your own benchmark statement: (use the benchmarks provided above to create your own unique benchmark. Your benchmark statement must be related to what you actually studied and learned) Students will learn about the several different forms of government. Vocabulary Term Sentences: (write the definition andk an original sentence) Democracy- government by the people; a form of government in which thesupreme power is vested in the people and exercised directly by themor by their elected agents un der a free electoral system. The U.S runs on a democracy. 1. direct democracy- Direct Democracy can be defined as a form or system of democracy giving citizens an extraodinary amount of participation in the legislation process and granting them a maximum of political self-determination. Direct democratic governments do not work in a large mass; it is impossible to satisfy the needs of every individual in bigger countries. 1. representative democracy- Representative democracy (also indirect democracy ) is a variety of democracy founded on the principle of elected officials representing a group of people, as opposed to direct democracy .
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