The U.S. and the World

Use this section to explore resources about different forms and systems of government, United States domestic and foreign policy, international organizations and some international conflicts where the United States has been involved. Click on the links to each of the module pages below to explore that module's content.

Forms of Government

Let's Learn About Forms of Government

SS.7.C.3.1: Compare different forms of government - direct democracy, representative democracy, socialism, communism, monarchy, oligarchy, autocracy

Systems of Government

Let's Learn About Systems of Government

SS.7.C.3.2: Compare parliamentary, federal, confederal, and unitary systems of government.

Domestic and Foreign Policy

Let's Learn About Domestic & Foreign Policy

SS.7.C.4.1: Differentiate concepts related to U.S. domestic and foreign policy.

International Organizations

Let's Learn About International Organizations

SS.7.C.4.2: Recognize government and citizen participation in international organizations.

International Conflicts

Let's Learn About International Conflicts

SS.7.C.4.3: Describe examples of how the United States has dealt with international conflicts.

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