US Government and Civics

Social Studies
Students will study the purposes, principles, and practices of
American government as established by the Constitution. Students are expected to understand their rights and responsibilities as citizens and how to exercise these rights and responsibilities in local, state, and national government. Students will learn the structure and processes of the government of the state of Tennessee and various local governments. The reading of primary source documents is a key feature of United States Government and Civics standards.

Level: High School

Course: Mandatory

Grade: 12