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Teaching Excerpted & Explained: Articles of Impeachment against Donald Trump

Excerpted & Explained: Articles of Impeachment against Donald Trump

The impeachment process is one of the clearest examples of the American system of "checks and balances" where one branch of government "checks" the power of another. Questions and notes throughout this assignment will focus on understanding how this document reveals the unique and important system of "checks and balances" in the U.S. government.

House Judiciary Committee, House of Representatives, U.S. Congress
congress.gov

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How are the Articles of Impeachment a "check" from one branch of government against another?
STANDARDS:
RH.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RH.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

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