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GA.SS3.Our Democratic Heritage
SS3CG. Government/Civic Understandings SS3CG1. The student will explain the importance of the basic principles that provide the foundation of a republican form of government. SS3CG1.a. Explain why in the United States there is a separation of power between branches of government and levels of government. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide U.S. Senate
SS3CG1.b. Name the three levels of government (national, state, local) and the three branches in each (executive, legislative, judicial), including the names of the legislative branch (Congress, General Assembly, county commission or city council). Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide U.S. Senate
SS3CG1.c. State an example of the responsibilities of each level and branch of government. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide U.S. Senate
SS3CG2. The student will discuss the character of different historical figures in SS3H2a. SS3CG2.a. Describe how the different historical figures in SS3H2a display positive character traits of cooperation, diligence, courage, and leadership. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Civil War
SS3CG2.b. Explain how the historical figures in SS3H2a used positive character traits to support their beliefs in liberty, justice, tolerance, and freedom of conscience and expression. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Civil War
SS3CG2.c. Explain how the historical figures in SS3H2a chose when to respect and accept authority. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Civil War
SS3E. Economic Understandings SS3E1. The student will describe the four types of productive resources: SS3E3. The student will give examples of interdependence and trade and will explain how voluntary exchange benefits both parties. SS3E3.a. Describe the interdependence of consumers and producers of goods and services.
SS3E3.b. Describe how goods and services are allocated by price in the marketplace.
SS3E3.c. Explain that some things are made locally, some elsewhere in the country, and some in other countries.
SS3E4. The student will describe the costs and benefits of personal spending and saving choices.
SS3G. Geographic Understandings SS3G1. The student will locate major topographical features. SS3G1.b. Identify major mountain ranges of the United States of America: Appalachian, Rocky.
SS3G1.c. Locate the equator, prime meridian, and lines of latitude and longitude on a globe. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Map Skills
SS3G1.d. Locate Greece on a world map.
SS3G2. The student will describe the cultural and geographic systems associated with the historical figures in SS3H2a. SS3G2.a. Identify on a political map specific locations significant to the life and times of these historic figures. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Civil War
SS3G2.b. Describe how place (physical and human characteristics) had an impact on the lives of these historic figures. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Civil War
SS3G2.c. Describe how each of these historic figures adapted to and was influenced by his/her environment. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Civil War
SS3G2.d. Trace examples of travel and movement of these historic figures and their ideas across time. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Civil War
SS3G2.e. Describe how the region in which these historic figures lived affected their lives and had an impact on their cultural identification. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Civil War
SS3H. Historical Understandings SS3H1. The student will explain the political roots of our modern democracy in the United States of America. SS3H1.b. Explain the ancient Athenians' idea that a community should choose its own leaders.
SS3H1.c. Compare and contrast Athens as a direct democracy with the United States as a representative democracy.
SS3H2. The student will discuss the lives of Americans who expanded people's rights and freedoms in a democracy. SS3H2.a. Paul Revere (independence), Frederick Douglass (civil rights), Susan B. Anthony (women's rights), Mary McLeod Bethune (education), Franklin D. Roosevelt (New Deal and World War II), Eleanor Roosevelt (United Nations and human rights), Thurgood Marshall (civil rights), Lyndon B. Johnson (Great Society and voting rights), and Cesar Chavez (workers' rights).
SS3H2.b. Explain social barriers, restrictions, and obstacles that these historical figures had to overcome and describe how they overcame them. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Civil War