Government Chapters

Governments include dictatorships and democracies, parliaments and congresses. More than a system of rules and regulations, they help civilized people to live together peacefully. These stories explore different forms of government.

Standard 8-4:4 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the multiple events that led to the Civil War

The colonists balk at English rule, laying the groundwork for the revolution and questions about the imposition of laws.

Describes how the Cherokee tribe were transplantesd to a reservation in Oklahoma.

In a speech, Bobby announces the killing of his friend, Martin Luther King, Jr.

A lesson plan to make your school's elections presidential.

On October 22, 1962, JFK tells the American people about the Cuban missile crisis.

To resolve the missile crisis, America removes obsolete missiles in Turkey but replaces them with missiles on nuclear submarines.

Creating rebellious ideas, religious leaders insist that fighting a tyrant is a Christian duty.

Fearing being hung, Tone attempts suicide and dies a martyr.

With a Geneva peace conference in mind, Ho leads his troops in a siege on the French garrison in Vietnam.

The people of France begin to resent Marie Antoinette when she changes customs at Versailles to procedures she used in Vienna.

Mary's beheading does not go smoothly, taking 3 tries to behead her.

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