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Social Studies - U.S. Government & Citizenship
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Standard 3
Students will understand the distribution of power among the national, state, and local governments in the United States federal system, or compound constitutional republic.
Objective 2
Analyze the role of local government in the United States federal system.

 
  • Living in Two Worlds? Being Indian in Utah
    The student will be able to perceive the challenges of navigating multiple cultures faced by contemporary Indians.
  • The Skull Valley Goshutes and the Nuclear Storage...
    The student will be able to comprehend how tribal sovereignty is complicated by disagreements over land use, economic development, and state vs. federal control. They will also understand the economic and ecological variables that have shaped the Skull Valley Band of Goshute’s attempted acquisition of a nuclear waste storage facility.
  • Understanding the Work of the Legislature
    Students will prepare for, participate in, and analyze a visit from a state legislator.

    Enduring Understanding:

    • Students will understand the functions of the legislative branch in the United States.

    Essential Questions:

    • What is the role of state government in the United States federal system?
    • What powers are given to state and local governments?
    • What are some current issues affecting state and local government?

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