What name do we give to the highest law in the United States?
The United States is a democracy, What does this mean?
only government has the power to make political decisions
citizens have the power to make political decisions
Check all that apply: Under the Constitution
the nation has a strong federal government
each state has it's own constitution
states can disobey the US Constitution
True or False
Voting is a civic responsibility.
How do the Constitution’s basic principles protect
They ensure that the government misuse its power and that it doesn't treat all citizens equally.
They ensure that the government
doesn't misuse its power and that it doesn't treat all citizens equally.
doesn't misuse its power and that it treats
all citizens equally.
The rule of law protects ___________ from a government's misuse of power.
In the United States we experience several natural disasters. Which agency is responsible for helping citizens when we have natural disasters?
Name one government agency whose job is to make sure Americans are safe as a nation.
How does the FBI ensure that our country is safe and peaceful? Choose 2 answers.
it investigates major crimes
information about terrorists and other people
suspected of committing crimes.
misuse its power against citizens.
Which of the armed forces protects the nation on land?
the air force
The _________works along with the navy.
Who funds the military?
Share one important thing you learned from today's lesson.