GA.SS3. Our Democratic Heritage
SS3CG. Government/Civic Understandings
SS3CG1. The student will explain the importance of the basic principles that provide the foundation of a republican form of government.
SS3CG1.a. Explain why in the United States there is a separation of power between branches of government and levels of government.
SS3CG1.b. Name the three levels of government (national, state, local) and the three branches in each (executive, legislative, judicial), including the names of the legislative branch (Congress, General Assembly, county commission or city council).
SS3CG1.c. State an example of the responsibilities of each level and branch of government.