Social Studies Resources Grade 6 Alberta
VOICES IN DEMOCRACY: ACTION AND PARTICIPATION
Ch. 1 - Shaping Society Together
Ch. 2 - Democracy in Action
Ch. 3 - Democracy in Ancient Athens
Ch. 4 - The Iroquois Confederacy
Ch. 5 - Local Government
Ch. 6 - Provincial Government
Ch. 7 - Making a Just & Fair Canada
Ch. 8 - Voices for Change
Chapter Notes & Vocabulary
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What is a citizen? What deos it mean to be a citizen? Who could be a citizen? What type of democracy did Ancient Athens have? Who could participate? How does this compare to today? What happened? How were decisions made?
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When making decisions, The Iroquois Confederacy used a method that was different from that of the Ancient Greeks. In some ways it was very similar and yet also very different. In this chapter, we introduce the democratic nature and customs of the and explain how social and political structures allowed all people to participate in the decision-making process.
We will be focusing our work around these following questions:
1. How are democratic ideas about equality, equity and participation part of the Iroquois Confederacy?
2. To what extent was the Iroquois Confederacy a representative democracy?
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Lots of information about the day-to-day activities for boys, girls, men, and women in Ancient Athens. Details about how people lived, where they lived, and what was allowed for Athenians is clearly explained.
It was in Greece, and particularly Athens, that democracy was first conceived and used as a primary form of government.
Explore when key events happened in the story of Ancient Athens.