Branches of Power Essential Questions
What is power?
How does our country’s court system affect the lives of citizens?
How are our government’s and court’s practices related to (and influenced by) time, location, and events?
How do ideas, leaders and events from U.S. history affect your life today and your understanding of what it means to be an American?
What does citizenship and living in a civil society mean, and where do you fit in?
- How do the structures and functions of government interrelate?
Encourage students to explore these Branches of Power essential questions, and discuss the relation between game play and real life.