Civics and Economics is an intense journey chalk rich with information that is not only going to make you a more knowledge person, but will enrich your everyday life as well.
Here is quick overview of some of the topics we look at it so you can get a good idea of what you're getting yourself into :~)
Unit 1: Citizenship: The path to citizenship, naturalization, civic duties and responsibilities, your 1st amendment rights
Unit 2: Political Principles: The fundamental principles that our country trick. Exclusive looks at documents like the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, Bill of Rights, and The US Constitution
Unit 3: Political Process: A look into how political parties function, a look at the election process, and how to make sense of this crazy presidential election!
Unit 4: The Legislative Branch: What does Congress do?
Unit 5: The Executive Branch: What does the President do?
Unit 6: The Judicial Branch: What does the Supreme Court do?
Unit 7: State & Local Government: Looking at the branches of government at a Virginia and Manassas level!
Unit 8: Economics: Everything you need to know about basic economics! The most fun you'll have.