U.S. Government and Politics AP


    1/2 Unit - meets alternate days for a full-year   

    Prerequisite:  11th grade Social Studies

    Satisfies graduation requirement in Social Studies


    Students will demonstrate knowledge of the structure of the government of the United States, an awareness of the major writings and speeches which define American political philosophy, and an understanding of the workings of the American political systems.  Students will analyze an election based on personal participation, complete a community service project, and present oral and written arguments on issues before the United States Supreme Court.  The AP examination is a course requirement.