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U.S. Checks and Balances (Ages 7-9)

Learn how the U.S. government keeps power to the people.
Nelson Vargas, J.D. Professor
248 total reviews for this teacher
2 reviews for this class
Completed by 11 learners
55 minutes
per class
Meets once
year olds
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per learner

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Fri Aug 19

Meet once (1 day)
11am - 11:55am
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Class Experience

You'll learn about the origins of the separation of powers doctrine.
You will learn how checks and balances work.
Students will learn how the doctrine was put in place by our framers and how it has been implemented. 
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Nelson Vargas, J.D. Professor
Lives in the United States
Law, social studies, history, and civics teacher
248 total reviews
373 completed classes

About Me

I am a judge, former federal prosecutor, policy counsel, and college and law school professor. My bachelor's degree is from the State University of New York at Albany in Political Science and History, with a minor in Economics. I also earned a... 
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