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- Available Lessons: 59
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1What is Government? - Definition, Role & Functions
Course SummaryView High School: American Government is available for students who are enrolled in View High School, an AdvancedEd-accredited private online high school. The course can help you work toward a VHS diploma, and it can also be used for independent study, credit recovery or accelerated learning.
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About This Course
Take View High School: American Government to learn how the U.S. government functions. Aligned with common core standards, this course breaks down the different parts of the government, the principles of constitutional democracy, the importance of civil liberties and a variety of policy-related matters.
When you start the course, you'll be given a customized syllabus from your personal View High School instructor. The syllabus tells you exactly what you need to do to satisfy course-specific requirements, which may include class forum participation, chapter assignments and final projects. Your instructor will be available to monitor your course progress and answer any questions you may have about American government.
This View High School course will help fulfill all VHS student goals including:
- Earning a high school diploma
- Credit recovery
- Coursework to supplement other high school programs
- Accelerated learning
- Nontraditional students, like student athletes
- Independent study
- American government fundamentals
- Federalism and constitutional democracy
- The executive, legislative and judicial branches
- Elections in the United States
- Civil rights and liberties
- U.S. public, economic and foreign policy
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