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Foundations of Democracy

This lesson is designed for a high school United States Government class. It aligns with South Carolina state Standard 1: Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental historical and philosophical principles and ideas that led to the development of the American constitutional democracy. This lesson addresses USG.1.ER: Analyze the philosophical influences on core political principles in the American constitutional democracy. By the end of the lesson, students will be able to -Identify early forms of democratic governments -Analyze the impact of early forms of democratic government on the formation of American government -Compare and contrast Greek democracy and Roman republicanism