A required class for juniors and seniors, American Government is a one-quarter 1/2 credit class that examines the philosophical foundations and functions of our republic.  Major topics include, the U.S. Constitution, the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government, and state and local governments.

Government/Citizenship Breakdown

Unit 1 English Roots of Government

Unit 2 Towards Independence

Unit 3 The U.S. Constitution

Unit 4 The Legislative Branch of Government

Unit 5 The Executive Branch of Government

Unit 6 The Judicial Branch of Government

Unit 7 State Government

Unit 8 Local Government

Unit 10 The Criminal Justice System