Learning Objectives

By connecting to those stories about the foundations of American government, you will be able to do the following:

1.1 Explain how diverse Americans have used the political process to make claims on their fundamental rights and freedoms.
1.2 Define the key elements of American political culture.
1.3 Identify the political, social, and economic events and institutions that gave rise to the American Revolution.
1.4 Describe the core features of American political institutions.