This course is an examination of the background of our government, how it functions, and the responsibilities of our citizens. The students study the modern political and economic systems: how our country developed a Constitution and the struggles of a young nation, and political participation (voting, pressure groups, and political parties). The students will study the tree main branches of government, and how each operates.
Materials covered includes:
1) The foundation of the American governmental System
2) Citizenship and Civil Rights
4) The presidency- national administration and public policy
5) The courts and the administration of justice.