Monday, February 25, 2013

Our Unique United States!

Mrs. Ranney's class  has been learning about 
 United States history and government!

We have focused much of our learning
on our country's most important documents...

The Declaration of Independence

The United States Constitution

The Bill of Rights
 and on the 
three branches of our government.


Watch the slide show below and study for our test at the same time!

The Good Old U. S. A! on PhotoPeach

What interesting facts have you learned about our government?
What facts can you add about our government,
  our nation's symbols,  or our nation's monuments?

What facts can you share about the famous Americans
George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abigail Adams, and Benjamin Franklin? 

1 comment:

  1. Dear Mrs. Ranney,

    I agree the United States is a unique country!
    From the slide show quiz, I learned that the Continental Congress wrote the Constitution.
    There are also some facts that I learned in Social Studies about our government. One is the three branches of our government. The President runs the Executive branch and he can either veto (reject) or approve the laws that Legislature writes.

    Another branch is the Legislative branch. This branch writes the new laws. Last but not least is the Judicial branch.

    The nine Supreme Court Justices work in the Supreme Court. They decide if the laws are fair and if they obey the Constitution. On TV, I have seen one of the nine Justices. Her name is Sonia Sotomayor. She was answering questions about her life and she mentioned that reading is very important.

    Our government is set up like this so not one part of it gets too much power.

    These are my facts about or national government.

    Does anybody else have any other interesting facts about our government?

    Your student that loves to find government facts,


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