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AP US Government

Department: Social Sciences
Teachers: Paige Burkholder
Open to: Seniors
Length: 2 Semesters

This course begins with a review of the basic types of principles of governments through history. It examines the needs, purposes and functions of various governments and political philosophies. The course will focus mainly upon an analysis of the fundamentals of American government: a review of the three branches of the federal government, analysis of federalism, and an analysis of the changing relationship of the federal government and the states in recent American history.

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