Title: Foundations of Government, Law, and the American Political System
Subject: Social Studies
Strand: Civics and Government
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This cluster includes the following access points.
Recognize the purpose of government in the community, such as to provide laws, services, and safety.
Identify that government gains its power from the people.
Identify that government is based on a set of written laws that all people must follow.
Recognize the purpose of rules and laws in the school and community, such as to promote safety, order, and good citizenship.
Recognize that government gains its power from the people.
Recognize that government is based on written laws.
Recognize rules in the school, such as respecting others.
Recognize that governments have power.
Recognize that governments have laws.
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