Honors American Government
Catholic Homeschool High School Course
In this course, students study the fundamentals of American Government, exploring the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights. In the first semester, students learn how our country was founded by reading documents such as the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, the Constitution of the United States, and some of the articles in The Federalist Papers.
During the second semester, students conduct an in-depth study of the Judicial branch of the Federal government by studying the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision. This decision is studied from a Catholic perspective, and students will learn how to defend their pro-life convictions using reason and logic.
In addition to studying the Federal Government, students also study the organization of state and local governments.
The student in the Honors American Government course will have an additional 5 points added to his or her grade to a maximum of 100. Thus, an 90 becomes a 95. However, any grade 95 and above becomes a 100.
SOC462 | Credit: 1 | Seniors Only
American Government in Christian Perspective and The Federalist Papers