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Chapter 11, Lesson 2: Leaders and Laws (pp. 226-230)

I. Choosing Our Leaders

II. Passing a Law

    A. People ask council leaders in government to pass a law.

    B. The council member suggests the bill to the council.

    C. All the council members debate the bill.

    D. The council members vote.

    E. If the mayor likes the bill, he or she signs it.

III. Following the Law
    A. Laws protect people in towns and cities.

    B. People who do not obey traffic laws may get a ticket.

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