11th - 12th Grade
Credit - 1/2
Semester 1 or 2
This course satisfies a state graduation requirement. Students study politics, law-making, types of political leaders, and the court system at the federal, state, and local levels of government. Each unit includes comparisons with other countries and references to historical events that illustrate the concepts being studied. A major emphasis is placed upon the role of the citizen in a democratic society. Activities include discussion, document study, role-playing, research activities, essays, and projects.Teachers
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