the key ideals (e.g., citizenship, justice, equality, and rule of law) of a democratic form of government were practiced in some world civilizations prior to 1500 A.D.
Government and Civics
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individual rights of people vary under different forms of government.
the purposes and sources of power in present day governments vary, each reflecting and impacting the culture(s) of the people governed.
democratic governments of the present day function to protect the rights, liberty and property of their citizens while promoting the common good.
describe different forms of government in the present day
describe/give examples of similarities and differences between rights and responsibilities of individuals living in countries with different forms of government