Government covers the foundations of American government, political behavior, and the three branches of the federal government. Students will learn their rights and responsibilities as American citizens. The correlation between mass media, public opinion and interest groups is also examined in relationship to fundraising and elections. An overview of civil liberties, foreign policy, national defense, national and state government, and political parties round out this comprehensive multi-media online course. This half unit course is self-contained with no additional textbook or print materials. There are 4 graded discussion boards and 18 examinations in Government (online).