SS2001BW Social Studies 9 B Web T2
Students in this course will enhance their knowledge of United States history from the establishment of colonies through the ratification of the Constitution. They will develop an understanding of how political concepts impact civic life, society, politics, economics and government, and how their decision making role as citizens can impact public policy. Through the study of the Constitution, students will understand the purpose of constitutional government, and the meanings, requirements, obligations and privileges of United States citizenship. These will include the knowledge and skills required to be ethical, effective citizens in a democratic, multicultural society. In addition, students will make connections beyond the classroom and between economics and government by analyzing the characteristics of different economic systems, economic institutions and economic incentives. Students will also analyze how geography impacts social, political and economic activities.