PreK-12 Summer Programs

American Government
Students will investigate the organization of government in the United States, the division of power between state and national government, and the separation of powers in various branches of government. Formal and informal rules which regulate the political process will be examined. The procedure open to the individual citizen to influence the political decision-making process will be emphasized. Election procedures, political party activities, pressure of special interest groups, conditions influencing voter choices, limitations placed on decision makers, and right and responsibilities of citizens will be studied. Students in the course will engage in the development of a Democracy Activities Portfolio.

Prerequisite: Modern World History 

Please choose only ONE section.


Within this schedule include opportunities for students to engage in asynchronous and synchronous learning opportunities, mandatory class meetings, and optional office hour support time.

American Government (HSSS7450.12, 4:30PM Sem. 1, 6/22 to 7/10)
Sessions: 14
Dates: 6/22/2020 to 7/10/2020
Meeting Times: 
Mon - Fri  4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:  Summer School Virtual Classroom
Instructor: Mimi Hostetter
Entering Grades:  9, 10, 11, 12
Fees: 
$364.00   (Class Fee)
Note: Please call to register

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