Analyze the degree to which the powers of the executive branch have changed over time, such as the War Powers Act (1973)
Students will understand the historical development and current status of the fundamental concepts and processes of authority, power, and influence, with particular emphasis on the democratic skills and attitudes necessary to become responsible citizens.
The student will demonstrate understanding of the structure and functions of government and politics in the United States
The Foundations and Function of Government
The student will evaluate how the principles of government assist or impede the functioning of government.