This course will cover the historic origins of democracy, balance of powers, and the tension between the practical and ideal in national policy-making in America. Students will learn the importance of various U.S. constitutional principles, rights and procedures, institutions, and political processes that impact us as citizens.
U.S. Government contains 16 lesson. Each lesson is designed to be completed in a weeks’ time, with the course taking one semester to complete. This means that each lesson will require about 3 hours to complete This can be done in one extended session, or several shorter sessions — it’s up to the student. Regardless of the approach taken, the student is strongly advised to study and view all material of each lesson before attempting the associated quiz.