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Civics



Tuition: $165 

2nd Semester (January -May)



Topics

Foundations of Government


Civics Defined for Practical Application


Identifying values and principles of civil society


Principles of the US Constitution


Three Constitutional branches of government


Limits and obligations of citizens within a republic


Powers and Procedures of government


Landmark Supreme Court decisions


Campaign issues for elected offices


Media influence on political life


Development of different political systems



Evaluation

Student grade will be determined by the combination of their results from :

  • written tests

  • oral reports

  • online worksheets

  • interactive games

  • essays

  • class participation

  • group projects




Methods of Study & Resources


  • selected readings

  • short Ken Burns’ videos

  • US. Library of Congress

  • US State Department

  • The Smithsonian

  • NC Legislative documents