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12a. State and Local Governments: Democracy at Work?
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The vast majority of government employees work for local and state — ... More

The vast majority of government employees work for local and state — not the federal — governments. Teachers, policemen, clerks at the motor vehicle office. Many of these people are state and local employees. This seems to confirm the general notion that government is in fact "closer to the people," and therefore more democratic. But the real evidence is contradictory. Less

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Political Science
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Provider:
Independence Hall Association
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American Government
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12b. Financing State and Local Government
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Paying taxes is surely everyone's least favorite government-related activity. But taxing citizens ... More

Paying taxes is surely everyone's least favorite government-related activity. But taxing citizens is one of the concurrent powers of government. Federal, state, and local levels all have the power to tax. Less

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Political Science
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Provider:
Independence Hall Association
Provider Set:
American Government
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2006 Census Data by Location
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Summary of key census data, thematic maps, individual census tables, and community ... More

Summary of key census data, thematic maps, individual census tables, and community profiles at the national level, states and territories, and capital cities. Less

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Physics
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Data
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TeachingWithData.org
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TeachingWithData.org
Author:
Australian Bureau of Statistics
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Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies
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This resource provides statistical data pertaining to state and local law enforcement, ... More

This resource provides statistical data pertaining to state and local law enforcement, including: personnel, operating expenditures, 9-1-1 participation, computers and information systems, video cameras, police-public contact, and law enforcement training academies. Less

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Criminal Justice
Physics
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Data
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
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TeachingWithData.org
Author:
U.S. Department of Justice
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OECD Regional Statistics
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Interactive resource codes either "OECD large regions" usually the primary subnational administrative ... More

Interactive resource codes either "OECD large regions" usually the primary subnational administrative unit of an OECD country -- (eg. states) or "OECD small regions" usually the secondary subnmational administrative unit -- (eg. counties) by demographic, economic and educational statistics. Regions are compared on a color coded map (for any single variable), scatter plot (for any two variables, table lens or data grid (for a large number of variables. Allows transnational comparisons across all rich countries, but also allows the specificity of focusing on subnational -- and sometimes very small -- geographic units. Less

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Physics
Economics
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Data
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
Provider Set:
TeachingWithData.org
Author:
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
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Rural Communities: Legacy & Change
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Explore how and why national and global economic trends affect rural communities. ... More

Explore how and why national and global economic trends affect rural communities. By focusing on 15 towns across America, this series examines why some rural areas are thriving while others are in decline. The social, political, and economic issues that these communities face have far-reaching implications for individuals and the country as a whole. A video instructional series for college and high school classrooms and adult learners; 13 one-hour video programs. Less

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Economics
Sociology
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Video Lectures
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Annenberg Learner
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Annenberg Learner
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State and Local Law Enforcement Statistics
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This resource provides statistical data pertaining to state and local law enforcement, ... More

This resource provides statistical data pertaining to state and local law enforcement, including: personnel, operating expenditures, 9-1-1 participation, computers and information systems, video cameras, police-public contact, and law enforcement training academies. Less

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Criminal Justice
Physics
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Data
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
Provider Set:
TeachingWithData.org
Author:
U.S. Department of Justice
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Total Tax Revenue of State Government and Local per $1,000 of Personal Income
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Chart ranking states by state and local revenue per $1000 dollars of ... More

Chart ranking states by state and local revenue per $1000 dollars of personal income -- essentially the aggregate non-federal taxes paid by citizens of the state. Could prompt discussion about what causes tax rates as there seems to be little correlation between tax revenues (per income) and the wealth, population, size or political ideology of the state. When compared to the income for state governments alone (http://www.dof.ca.gov/html/fs_data/stat-abs/documents/P9P10.pdf) can provide insight into the distribution of responsibility between local governments. Less

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Economics
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
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TeachingWithData.org
Author:
California Department of Finance
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Total Tax Revenue of State Government per $1,000 of Personal Income
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Chart ranking states by revenue per $1000 dollars of personal income -- ... More

Chart ranking states by revenue per $1000 dollars of personal income -- essentially the aggregate state tax rate. Could prompt discussion about what causes tax rates as there seems to be little correlation between tax revenues (per income) and the wealth, population, size or political ideology of the state. When compared to combined income of states and local governments (http://www.dof.ca.gov/html/fs_data/stat-abs/documents/P15.pdf) can give insight into the distribution of responsibilities between various levels of local government. Less

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Economics
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
Provider Set:
TeachingWithData.org
Author:
California Department of Finance
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Total Tax Revenue of State Government per $1,000 of Personal Income
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Chart ranking states by revenue per $1000 dollars of personal income -- ... More

Chart ranking states by revenue per $1000 dollars of personal income -- essentially the aggregate state tax rate. Could prompt discussion about what causes tax rates as there seems to be little correlation between tax revenues (per income) and the wealth, population, size or political ideology of the state. When compared to combined income of states and local governments (http://www.dof.ca.gov/html/fs_data/stat-abs/documents/P15.pdf) can give insight into the distribution of responsiblities between various levels of local government. Less

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Economics
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
Provider Set:
TeachingWithData.org
Author:
California Department of Finance
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US Government & Citizenship Q2
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The goal of this course is to foster informed, responsible participation in ... More

The goal of this course is to foster informed, responsible participation in public life. Knowing how to be a good citizen is essential to the preservation and improvement of United States democracy. Upon completion of this course the student will understand the major ideas, protections, privileges, structures, and economic systems that affect the life of a citizen in the United States political system. This course is recommended for seniors due to their proximity to voting age. This is the second of a 2-quarter course. Less

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Activities and Labs
Audio Lectures
Full Course
Readings
Video Lectures
Provider:
Open High School of Utah
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Open High School of Utah
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iCivics Curriculum Unit: State and Local Government
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Students explore the concept of federalism in this unit, from the powers ... More

Students explore the concept of federalism in this unit, from the powers held by the federal government to the powers reserved for the states. This unit also teaches students the structures and functions of state and local government and about the officials that serve as representatives in different capacities. Students learn about the state and local governments' impact on their lives and property. Less

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Subject:
Political Science
Material Type:
Games
Interactive
Lesson Plans
Provider:
iCivics Inc.
Provider Set:
iCivics
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iCivics Game: Counties Work
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Do you want to make your community a better place to live? ... More

Do you want to make your community a better place to live? In Counties Work, you decide about the programs and services that affect everyone! Your choices shape the community, and your citizensŐ satisfaction determines whether youŐll get re-elected for a second term. Choose wisely. Each iCivics game is playable in one class period, and has a detailed printable report at the end for grading purposes. iCivics games are best played with students on individual computers, but they can also be played on a single computer with the help of a smart board or projector. iCivics games don't require prior knowledge -- they teach you everything you need to know to play! Less

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Subject:
Political Science
Material Type:
Games
Interactive
Provider:
iCivics Inc.
Provider Set:
iCivics
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