Government and Economics Curriculum


Social Studies
A More Perfect Union
Unit Preview, A New Kind of Government, The Balance of Power
The Rights of the People
Unit Preview, The Bill of Rights, Being an American
Checks and Balances
Unit Preview, The Three Branches of Government , Balance of Power
Interpreting the Constitution
Unit Preview, Amending the Constitution, Interpreting the Law, A Case for Civil Rights
Running for Office
Unit Preview, The Political Process, Politics and the Media
Division of Powers
Unit Preview, The Federal System, States’ Rights, Changing Levels of Power
Exploring Other Political Systems
Unit Preview, Early European Political Systems, Recent Political Systems, The Abuse of Power
Economics: The Basics
Unit Preview, Scarcity and Choice, Looking at the Resources, Economic Systems
Supply, Demand, and Price
Unit Preview, The Law of Supply and Demand, How Supply and Demand Affect Price, Competition and Control
Free Enterprise
Unit Preview, The Basics of Capitalism, Business Finance, The Factors of Production and Distribution
Government and the Economy
Unit Preview, The Role of Government , Taxation, Managing the Nation’s Economy
The Role of Labor
Unit Preview, The Labor Force, Trends in Labor
Looking at the Big Picture
Unit Preview, What Do Economists Do?, A Look Inside Macroeconomics, Interest Rates
International Trade
Unit Preview, Economic Specialization, The Evolution of U.S. Trade Policy, Issues in Today’s Global Market
Texas TEKS Summary Assessment HS World Geography
Texas TEKS Summary Assessment HS World Geography
Texas TEKS Summary Assessment HS US History
Texas TEKS Summary Assessment HS US History
Texas TEKS Summary Assessment HS World History
Texas TEKS Summary Assessment HS World History

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