COURSE INFORMATION

  • Government Syllabus (Word) (PDF)
  • Final Exam Blueprint-Fall (Excel) (PDF)
  • 100 Concepts Presentation-Fall (PowerPoint) (PDF)
  • 100 Concepts Presentation-Spring (PowerPoint)
  • Government Standards Alignment (Word) (PDF)
  • Monthly Calendar-Blank (Excel)
  • Lesson Plan Capture (Word)
  • Daily Notes Forms (Word)
  • Current Event Format (Word)
  • Political Cartoon Format (Word)

To access the online edition of Magruder's American Government, click here or on the book below. You will need to register as a student. For more information, contact your teacher.

SEMESTER 1 (FALL)

Origins of Government (Ch. 1)
Origins of American Government (Ch. 2)
The Constitution (Ch. 3)

Federalism (Ch. 4)

Political Parties (Ch. 5)

Voting and Elections (Ch. 6-7)

Mass Media & Public Opinion (Ch. 8)

Interest Groups (Ch. 9)

SEMESTER 2 (SPRING)

The Legislative Branch (Chs. 10-12)

The Executive Branch (Chs. 13-17)

The Judicial Branch (Chs. 18-21)

Comparative Governments (Chs. 22-23)

OTHER RESOURCES:

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

Utopia by Sir Thomas More

Animal Farm by George Orwell

  • Outline (Inspiration 8) (Word)