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Principles and History of the U.S. Government

Americans have a unique system of government. Become a more knowledgeable and understanding citizen as you learn about that system. Lecture and discussion will focus on the structure of American government and the ideas and historical development that engendered its establishment.

We will cover the great principles that characterize our system, including the forces that shaped our government -- historic, economic, geographic and social. Learn about some salient issues facing our country today.