The system of the federal government established in the Constitution has weathered many difficult times but the basic frame holds. The three branches of government have done as the framers intended, kept each other in check and balanced the respective power of each.
What is the job of the President of the United States as part of the federal government?
Common Core Standards
English Language Arts Standards
Craft and Structure
RI.4. Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.
English Language Arts Standards: Social Studies; Grades 6-8:
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
RH.6-8.7. Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.
Massachusetts Curriculum Standards:
US History 1:
Revolution to Reconstruction
Historical and Intellectual Origins of the US during the Constitutional Era
Basic Framework of American Democracy and Concepts of Government