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Honors American (U.S.) Government and Citizenship

GOVT 051

Teacher-Led Course (TL)

UC Approved

$ 263.00

Instructor: Scott Sumner BS
Credits: 0.50

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This honors course covers the fundamentals of government and citizenship and focuses on the major ideas, protections, privileges, structures, and economic systems that affect the life of a citizen in the United States political system.

Course Content:

Unit 1: The Origins of American Government
Unit 2: The Rights and Obligations of Citizenship
Unit 3: Civil Society, Diversity, and Liberty
Unit 4: Constitutional Government in the United States
Unit 5: The Supreme Court and the Constitution
Unit 6: Campaigns and Elections
Unit 7: Federalism
Unit 8: The Media and Politics
Unit 9: Political Systems and Democracy in the World


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