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Class: Civics

Nikki Tibbett

Nikki Tibbett

H.S. Social Science

Overview:

The purpose of civics is to understand and analyze the United States government from a Christian worldview.  Students will study the constitution, the principles behind it, and how the constitution is read today.  Students will then compare and contrast those values with Christian values.

Topics to be covered:

– Historical foundations of the U.S. government

– Constitution and Constitutional analysis

– The 6 principles of the U.S. government

– Theology of Government

– Christian Engagement of Government

– Political ideologies

– Political Parties

– Interest groups

– Media

– Electoral Process

– Legislative Branch

– Executive Branch

– Judicial Branch

– Civil Rights

– Local Government

Projects

– Current Constitutional issues Research Paper.

– Supreme Court Presentation

– Election Simulation