Florida United States Government

In this course, students will get a comprehensive look at the structure, roles, and responsibilities of the United States government from its inception to present day. By the end of the course, students will have learned about the foundations of the United States government and the U.S. political culture, analyzed the principles reflected in the U.S. Constitution, including its roots in Greek and English law, and studied the various institutions that impact American politics. Throughout the course, the interactive, problem-centered, and inquiry-based units emphasize acquisition, mastery, and processing of information related to the United States and its government. The course also prepares students to become civically engaged and knowledgeable adults who make positive contributions to their communities.