The United States Constitution. The United States Constitution Targets. I can explain how the United States Constitution is structured and what it entails. I can break down and describe the Preamble to the United States Constitution.
The building blocks of our government and the rules and liberties of our country.
Core: the central part of anything, the most important part
Democratic: government by the people, directly through representatives
Values: principles and ideas that we think highly of
Examples of values: manner/being polite, compassion/helping others, faith or religion, good sportsmanship, education, hard work, loyalty
Definition: An individual has the right to life, except in extreme cases, such as when a person is killed when threatening the life of someone else.
Definition: A citizen has the right to act, think, and believe as he/she wants without government interference, freedom of ideas, speech, religion, press, privacy and many others.
Definition: A person has the right to find happiness in his/her own way as long as he/she does not infringe on the rights of others.
Topic: School Uniforms
Should students wear school uniforms?
Definition: Everyone should work together for the good of all, sometimes people should give up some personal freedoms for the good of a larger group.
Definition: All people should be treated fairly. No group should be favored.
Definition: Everyone should get the same treatment regardless of where they are from, their race, religion, or wealth.
Definition: America is a mixture of different cultures blended together with equal liberties under the law.
Definition: The government and citizens of the United States should not lie.
Definition: The Power of the Government comes from the people.
Definition: Citizens should show respect and loyalty to our country and the core democratic values.
Definition: Everyone, including government officials, must obey the law.