Welcome to the "American Government" course, designed to provide high school students with a comprehensive understanding of the principles, structures, and functions that shape the United States government. Over the span of 36 weeks, this course will embark on a journey through the nation's history, examining pivotal moments from its founding documents and the Constitutional Convention to the evolution of its three branches of government. Through engaging modules and lessons, students will delve into the intricacies of the U.S. Constitution, exploring the dynamic relationships between the executive, legislative, and judicial branches. Beyond the structures of government, we will explore the rights and responsibilities of citizens, dissecting landmark Supreme Court cases and contemporary civil liberties issues. Furthermore, the course will address the electoral process, political participation, and the formulation of public policies, ensuring that students not only comprehend the fundamental workings of American governance but also recognize their vital roles as informed and engaged citizens. Get ready to explore the foundations of democracy, analyze current events, and actively participate in the dynamic landscape of American politics.