Balancing Three Branches at Once: Our System of Checks and Balances

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In this unit of four EDSITEment lessons, students use primary source documents to investigate of how the three branches of the American government can check each other. The documents referenced in the lesson give clear examples of the balance of power in the U.S. government.

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    Grade: 3 to 5

    Topics: American Democracy, English-Language Arts, U.S. Constitution, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, United States History

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