In this unit, you will be introduced to the concept of government and how politics works. A functioning republic (democracy if you prefer) relies on the educated participation of its citizens. Before you are old enough to participate in the political process, you will investigate the purposes and functions of government and analyze different forms of government that exist in the world.
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