Lesson 02: Why Do We Need Government?

Lesson 02: Why Do We Need Government?

Our form of government is based on a set of ideas. These ideas establish what the purpose of government should be and what kind of government is best. This lesson introduces you to some of the basic ideas that were of great importance to the Founders. In this lesson you will learn about the idea of natural rights.

We the People
Center for Civic Education

Essential Question

Common Core Standards

RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.4 - Key Terms & Tone, RI.9 - Compare Texts

Depth of Knowledge (DOK) Levels


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