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Enduring Understanding: Students will understand the relationship between Utah's three branches of government.
1. What are the three branches of Utah's government?
2. What is the function of each branch of government?
3. What is the system of checks and balances?
4. How do Utah's three branches of government operate within the system of checks and balances?
Adapted from the New York Times Learning Network
The Three Branches of Utahs Government
Subjects: Utah Studies, Government
Overview of Lesson Plan: In this lesson, students investigate the three branches of Utahs government and the system of checks and balances.
Suggested Time Allowance: 1 hour
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