United States Government 1- The Federal System
(Gov 1)

Class Goal

In Gov 1, students will learn about and become familiar with the workings of the three branches of government as well as develop an understanding of the Constitution, it's relevance to today's society and the precedent set for America by the Founding Fathers.

Class Outline

We will be covering 5 topics: an Introduction to Politics, the Constitution, the Legislative Branch, the Executive Branch and the Judicial Branch. Each unit will have a test and there will also be a number of projects throughout the class as well. At the end of the class, students will be required to take an all-inclusive final exam which includes a district wide standardized portion as well as a teacher specific portion.