Government - Grade 12

Government - Grade 12
One Semester
One Credit 
This course is a graduation requirement.
Students in Grade 12 must sign up for this course.

This course is a survey of the structure, powers, and function of the United States government. The class will include research and analysis of important founding documents, including the U.S. Constitution and the amendments, with a focus on the three branches of government and the federal system of the United States. In addition, the course will include a study of the civic roles and responsibilities of American citizens, as well as a look into the political system by studying the process and ideologies found within that system. Finally, the role of the state and local governments in our society will also be emphasized and studied.

Students in grade 12 should sign up for Government second semester.