"Forms of Government" Research and Presentation

BACKGROUND:

We have dicussed the absolute basics regarding a number of different forms of government.  Now, you will be doing some further research into these terms.

THE ASSIGNMENT:

Step 1:  You will be assigned one of the forms of government/economic systems below:

GOVERNMENT 4TH 6TH
Constitutional Monarchy
Arlene
Emylee, Keaton
Confederate Government
Conner
Joe
Theocracy
Natasha
Emily A.
Fascism
Isaac
Lane/ Mariah
Socialism
Coreen/James
Jacob/ Megan
Dictatorship
C.J.
Jared/ Tofer
Communism
Krystal/Jessenia
Dallas
Absolute Monarchy
Lisa
Jeremy/ Emily L.
Representative Democracy (not US)
Blake
Nancy
Totalitarianism
Kayla
Andy
Republic
Nathan
Anarchy
Lucius
Erin

Step 2: Get on your computer. Research your term on your computer, you are looking for specific information regarding a country or a region that has experienced your form of government at some time in the past.  Please research countries and areas outside of the United States.

Step 3: Using Microsoft Word, complete The Government Analysis Form (if you can't open this file, it is available on the Q: DRIVE in the CIVIL GOVERNMENT folder, also, the questions are listed below)

Government Analysis

Form of Government you are Researching:

Country/Region Analyzed:

Time Period in History:

Research Resources: (website, news agency, etc)

Five sentence summary of the government in your country: Answer the following questions- Who, What, When, Where, Why, How [how did the government get started in your country or area])

Apparent Benefits of this form of government to the country in question:

Apparent Problems with this form of government to the country in question:

Your personal analysis: Answer the question-   Is this type of government of economic system good for the region at the time in question? Why/Why not? Is it working? What is the evidence?

PRESENTATION of FINDINGS:  Develop a short presentation that you will use to demonstrate your findings with the rest of the class.  This should be in the form of a PowerPoint presentation, but I would accept a Poster, as well.  You will be expected to demonstrate all of the information above in 3 minutes or less. Be prepared to answer questions from Mr. B.!

DUE DATE:

We will be presenting your findings in class in two class periods!  Work quickly! You will need to turn in a printed form of your Government Analysis form and turn in a digital copy of the Powerpoint presentation to the CIVIL GOVERNMENT FOLDER on the Q: DRIVE. You will be expected to KNOW all of the information imparted by other students in their presentations.  TAKE NOTES!

GRADING: I will be grading this one as follows:

• Proper completion of the Government Analysis form: 50 points.
• Proper presentation of Government Analysis findings: 50 points.
• Grade will be given on a 0/50/100 basis.  I expect thorough research, thought and presentations.