Mr. Stauffer

Mifflin County High School

Democracy in Action

1250--Democracy in Action and Economics                  1 Credit

Prerequisite: World Cultures

Course Description: The purpose of this course is to enable students to develop an understanding of the complexity of the American political, legal, and economics system. Students will be exposed to the foundations and basic documents of American government. Also, students will examine their role in the political process and gain an understanding of the function of government at the national, state, and local levels. Finally, the students will explore the basics of the American economic sstem and understand the vital role economics plays in our everyday lives.