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Sophia’s U.S. Government course provides students with a complete insight into the structure and workings of the federal government. Students will develop the skills needed to critically evaluate the impact of government on society. 

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Assignments & grading

This is a pass/fail course. Students must complete 17 Challenges (formative assessments), 5 Milestones (summative assessments), and 2 Touchstones (project-based or written assessments) with an overall score of 70% or better.

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Learning outcomes

<p>At the end of the course, you'll be able to:</p> <ul><li>Summarize the origins and core values of the U.S. democracy.</li><li>Convey the roles and powers of the three branches of the federal government.</li><li>Understand how the public engages with the U.S. political system.</li><li>Develop a political position regarding major issues in U.S. government policy.</li></ul>
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