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