"Forms of Government" Research and Presentation
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.
Step 1: You will be assigned one of the forms of government/economic systems below:
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)
Form of Government you are Researching:
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.!
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: