US Government (SPRING ONLY)

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Teacher: Tim Jarnagin
Date/Time: Wednesday - 12:45 PM to 2:15 PM
Recommended Grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Department: History & Social Studies
Grade Level: High School (9th-12th)

High School United States Government is taught in the spring semester.

Some of the topics studied include: Types of government, roots and foundations of our US government, the Constitutional Convention and how its major decisions are perceived and impact us today. We will take an in-depth look into the content and Amendments of our US Constitution, and students will have the opportunity to study key Amendments as they were written, intended and interpreted through the years. We will study each of the 3 branches of the Federal Government, their powers as they were intended by the founders, and how that has endured over the years. The Federal Bureaucracy, Foreign Policy, and the Impact and Influence of the Media on Government will also be topics of emphasis. A study of our State and Local Government will also be included.

Our Christian worldview will be woven into the fabric of this course.

  • Students will be responsible for homework which may include readings, projects, papers and video assignments to complete. 
  • Student should expect frequent quizzes.
  • Grades will be a function of:
    • Homework and projects
    • Quizzes
    • Mid-term exam
    • Final exam

Tuition: $375 for spring semester. Semester payment is due paid in full prior to first day of class.