Explore Our Nation…..

You are going to learn about how our government is organized?

At the end of these lessons you should be able to explain:

· How the government is organized into three branches: executive, legislative, and judicial
· Who is involved in each of the branches of government
· President and the Cabinet are part of the federal executive branch

Use these sites to help you:

Ben's Guide http://bensguide.gpo.gov/3-5/government/branches.html

One Vote that Changed the World http://pbskids.org/democracy/vote/onevote1948.html
The Power of One- High School Team Project to get out and vote
Mock Election http://www.secstate.wa.gov/elections/just4you/mock-election.aspx

History of Voting: http://www2.edgate.com/elections/inactive/history_of_the_vote/