Gummy Bear Government is a fun little activity to hold in the classroom. By using different coloured gummy bears (and prior knowledge in previous lessons), students can represent the different forms of government found across the world. This allows students to have a clearer understanding of how democracy works globally and how global democracies compare to Australia's (Reynolds, 2014). Through this, students can appreciate Australian democracy and their involvement in their own communities.
The American Government, Have you a Constitutional Republic or Democracy
We are a Republic. Check out Hillsdale College and take their free classes on our wonderful country. The classes are informative, correct and based on truth and the cover the basic tenants of our government.
Mary McLeod Bethune -- founder of and sole woman in FDR's Black Cabinet, defender of women's rights, education, and health care for the poor. After the overturn of Plessy v. Ferguson she said, "There can be no divided democracy, no class government, no half-free county, under the constitution. Therefore, there can be no discrimination, no segregation, no separation of some citizens from the rights which belong to all."