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3rd Grade Social Studies – Government Test Study Guide

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What are the three levels of government?
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Federal, state, and local
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Who is the leader of the federal government?
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President
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Who is the leader of the state government?
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Governor
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Who is the leader of the local government?
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Mayor
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What does the local government service?
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Pave roads, trash, recycling, and libraries
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What does the state government service?
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Highways, schools, and state parks
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What does the federal government service?
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Interstates, national parks, and postal system
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What is government?
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All of the people who run a community, state, or country
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What is a representative democracy?
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A government where the people vote for a group of leaders
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What does it mean to establish?
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To create, make, or form
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Who represents the the people in a representative democracy?
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Leaders
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Government makes laws to keep people what?
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Safe, healthy, and organized
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Why do people write rules and laws?
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Keep earth clean; protect people and animals; keep order; keep people safe