Lower Dauphin School District
Course Title: American Government and Economics Subject: Social Studies Grade Level(s):10Synopsis of Curriculum
American Government & Economics is an in depth study of our Federal, State, and Local governments. This curriculum allows the student to look at the way government functions through the social, political, and economic aspects of our unique system. Included in the course will be a mock political campaign as well as a strong emphasis on the current political issues of today. The economic aspect of this course will survey the basic economic systems, which exist throughout the world. However, the major emphasis will be placed on the free enterprise system developed from the teachings of Adam Smith through today’s private enterprise system.
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