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things people must or must not do
Rules
a place where people live, work, and play
community
rules people live by
laws
a group of people who make rules and laws, carry out rules and laws, and decide if rules and laws have been broken
government
What is the purpose of the government?
to carry out laws, and decide if laws have been broken
What are the three basic principles?
life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness
When people are all treated fairly it is called _________.
equality under the law
What are your inalienable rights?
life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness
He was the first president of the United States of America.
George Washington
He was the third president of the United States of America.
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson wrote the ____________ that states that people have certain rights.
Declaration of Independence
He was the sixteenth president of the United States of America.
Abraham Lincoln
Who was the president of the country when it was divided over the issue of equality for all people.
Abraham Lincoln
Who helped to free the African American slaves?
Abraham Lincoln
What African American woman refused to give up her seat on a public bus?
Rosa Parks
Who was the first African American justice of the United States Supreme Court?
Thurgood Marshall
Who was the African American minister who workedd for equal rights for all people?
Martin Luther King Jr.
On which day do we recognize Americans who served in the military?
Veterans Day
What holiday do we observe in November?
Veterans Day
On which day do we recognize Americans who died in wars while they were serving their country?
Memorial Day
What holiday is celebrated in May
Memorial Day
What is a republican form of government?
a representative democracy