AMERICAN POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT

Grades 9-12 of government and politics in the United States take into account the following contents:

  • Geography
  • Citizenship
  • Government

The main content of this subject emphasizes the study of government institutions, political processes and their historic impact on the American society.

The subject also includes functions and proposals of government, the role of the State, constitutional frame, federalism, separation of powers and the functions of the three powers of the State in the process of local, state and national policy-making.

This subject consist of:
  1. Lesson 1: The roots of American Democracy
  2. Lesson 2: The United States Constitution
  3. Lesson 3: Federalism; national, state and local power
  1. Lesson 1: Political parties
  2. Lesson 2: Votings and elections
  3. Lesson 3: The campaign process

  1. Lesson 1: Lawmakers and legislatures
  2. Lesson 2: Who is Congress
  1. Lesson 1: The leadership branch
  2. Lesson 2: Expansion of presidential powers
  3. Lesson 3: Bureaucracy
  1. Lesson 1: The Constitution and the creation of the Judiciary
  2. Lesson 2: The Modern Federal Judiciary
  1. Lesson 1: US foreign policy
  2. Lesson 2: What influences foreign policy

The American High School Dual Diploma programme allows students to obtain two different high school diplomas by carrying out studies simultaneously at two schools.