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1 Expectations
Unit 1 - Foundations of American Government
Chap 1 - Principles of American Government
Quiz #1 Terms/Concepts
2 Chap 2 - Origins of American Government Quiz #2 Terms/Concepts
3 Chap 3 - The Constitution
•  The Bill of Rights 
•  Supreme Court Case Presentation

Quiz #3 Terms/Concepts

4 Chap 4 - Federalism Quiz #4 Terms/Concepts
5 Unit 2 - Political Behavior - Government by the People
Chap 5 - Political Parties
Quiz #5 Terms/Concepts
6 Chap 6 - Voters and Voter Behavior
(possible field trip to Courthouse and Election Office)
Quiz #6 Terms/Concepts
7 Chap 7 - The Electoral Process
Presidential Presentation
Quiz #7 Terms/Concepts
8 Chap 8 - Mass Media and Public Opinion Quiz #8 Terms/Concepts
9 Chap 9 - Interest Groups Quiz #9 Terms/Concepts
10 Unit 7 - Paticipating in State and Local Government
Chap 24 - Organization of State and Local Governments
Quiz #10 Terms/Concepts
11 Chap 25 - State and Local governments in Action
Quiz #11 Terms/Concepts
12 Unit 5 - The Judicial Branch
Chap 21 - Civil Rights: Equal Justice Under Law
(possible movie)
Quiz #12 Terms/Concepts
13 Chap 20 - Civil Liberties: Protecting Individual Freedoms
DOJ Project
Quiz #13 Terms/Concepts
14 Chap 19 - Civil Liberties: First Amendment Freedoms
Quiz #14 Terms/Concepts
15 Chap 18 - The Federal Court System Quiz #15 Terms/Concepts
16 The Legislative Branch
Chap 10-12 - Congress (Overview)
Quiz #16 Terms/Concepts
17 The Executive Branch
Chap 13 - The President
Quiz #17 Terms/Concepts
18 Chap 15 - Government at Work: The Bureaucracy Quiz #18 Terms/Concepts

Please note: This class is designed for a specific amount of time (ie 90 days/18 weeks) for High school classes. It is a template for the subject matter that will be covered. Vacation periods or other breaks are included within the normal 20 week semester period. Adjustments to content may be made as necessary.

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