SOCIAL STUDIES

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SOCIAL STUDIES
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COMMUNITY QUESTIONS
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  1. What is DOING WORK FOR THE GOOD OF THE COMMUNITY CALLED?
    PUBLIC SERVICE
  2. The people of the community _______ (choose by voting) many of their government leaders.
    ELECT
  3. ____________ STARTED A COMMUNITY CENTER CALLED THE HULL-HOUSE.
    JANE ADAMS
  4. Someone who chooses to work without being paid is called a ____________.
    VOLUNTEER
  5. GIVE SOME EXAMPLES OF PUBLIC SERVICE.
    • 1. collect food and clothing for the needy
    • 2. act as a community leader
    • 3. act as a volunteer
  6. Government leaders can _________ (or name) people to do certain jobs. The citizens have given them the authority to do this. These leaders are NOT elected.
    APPOINT
  7. ARE GOVERNMENT LEADERS ELECTED?
    yes
  8. Name some Government Leaders.
    • mayors
    • members of the city government
    • jobs
  9. What is COURT?
    A PLACE WHERE A CONFLICT IS SETTLED BY A JUDGE.
  10. What is PUBLIC PROPERTY?
    • A place that belongs to everyone in the community.
    • Like a park.
  11. What is a PLACE A THAT BELONGS TO A PERSON OR GROUP OF PEOPLE?
    PRIVATE PROPERTY
  12. What are services community governments provide and why are they important?
    • *fire dept.
    • *schools
    • *police
    • *libraries
    • *garbage collectors

    They are important services needed to keep our community running safely.
  13. Who makes decisions and solves problems for their schools?
    A SCHOOL BOARD
  14. THIS IS WHERE LAWS FOR COUNTY ARE MADE.
    COUNTY SEAT
  15. WHICH BRANCH OF GOVERNMENT MAKES THE LAWS?
    LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

    THINK LAW/LEGISLATIVE
  16. WHICH BRANCH SEES THAT LAWS ARE OBEYED?
    EXECUTIVE BRANCH
  17. WHICH BRANCH OF GOVERNMENT DECIDES WHETHER LAWS ARE FAIR? THEY ALSO DECIDE WHETHER THEY HAVE BEEN CARRIED OUT FAIRLY.
    JUDICIAL BRANCH

    Think they JUDGE whether laws are fair!
  18. What is a SALES TAX?
    It is the extra money that all people pay each time they buy something.
  19. What is money paid by people who OWN LAND AND BUILDINGS IN THE COMMUNITY called?
    PROPERTY TAX
  20. WHAT IS ANY ACTIVITY, HOBBY OR SPORT DONE FOR ENJOYMENT AFTER WORKING CALLED?
    RECREATION

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