Apply the principles of federalism, checks and balances, rule of law, judicial review, separation of powers, consent of the governed and majority rule to real world situations
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 analyze historic documents to determine the basic principles of United States government and apply them to real-world situations.