American History & Government Course Requirements
This year we will focus upon the foundations of our political tradition and the rich diversity of cultures we see around us today. Immigrants came here to pursue their dreams of becoming landowners, or to escape religious persecution and create a society based upon their own beliefs. When the Constitution was written, the rights of equality, liberty and the pursuit of happiness were applied to a small percentage of the population. Yet as time has progressed our political values became more inclusive of the diverse population continuously settling in America to pursue their dreams?
This course is also a rigorous skills based class. The skills we will focus on developing further are:
In order to master the content & skills required by the state and national government, you should consider these words of advice:
These are the categories upon which your grade will be based.
Tests and Quizzes 40%
Classroom Participation 20%
A late assignment is any assignment handed in after the official deadline or an assignment that is incomplete, in the incorrect format, or missing a few questions.
If you are absent the day an assignment is due you are obligated to turn in your assignment on time by email. If you miss a homework assignment, you can only learn 1/2 credit when you turn the assignment in. All missing assignments must be completed at the time of the topic exam.
ABSOLUTELY NO MAKE UPS ARE ALLOWED FOR THE FOLLOWING