US HISTORY & GOVERNMENT OVERVIEW:
US History and Government is a one year course. The eleven units are tied together through a set of nine themes listed below:
How do systems, ideas, or beliefs change over time?
How does our environment affect us? How do we affect it?
⬤ CITIZENSHIP / CIVIC VALUES:
What are the duties and privileges of American citizenship?
⬤ CONSTITUTIONAL PRINCIPLES:
How does the US Constitution shape our lives as Americans?
⬤ ECONOMIC SYSTEMS:
To what extent does the American economy shape the American experience?
⬤ FOREIGN POLICY:
What motivations and intentions shape foreign policy?
How does federalism and democracy shape the American experience?
⬤ REFORM MOVEMENTS:
How do people affect change in their society?
Is there one American experience?