Welcome to the high school "Political Science" course, where you will embark on a 36-week journey to unravel the complex and fascinating world of politics. In this comprehensive exploration, you will delve into the foundations of government, the principles of democracy, the structure of the American political system, and the intricacies of global politics. Our aim is to equip you with a profound understanding of the political forces that shape our world, foster your critical thinking skills, and empower you to be an engaged and informed citizen. Throughout this course, you will not only study theoretical concepts but also engage in thought-provoking discussions, analyze current events, and undertake research projects that will challenge you to apply your knowledge to real-world situations. So, get ready to explore the dynamics of power, governance, and policy, as we navigate the ever-evolving landscape of political science.