Civics CR

Civics CR



This course deepens students’ knowledge of national, state, and local government in America. Students review the philosophical foundations of democratic government in the United States. The structure and functions of national and state government under the American federal system are studied. Students strengthen their under- standing of the legal rights and accompanying responsibilities shared by all citizens of our constitutional democracy as they explore American political behavior. Through discussion and writing, students practice making reasoned decisions about matters of public policy. Prerequisites: None