Social Studies Department
G. Mabery-Department Chair
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American Government
Description:
American Government is an in-depth study of the understanding of the United States government and economy.

American History
Description: This course is the chronological study of the U.S. from 1877 to the present. Students study the historic events, geographic settings, cultural perspectives, economic implications, role of government and citizenship rights and responsibilities.

Street Law
Description: Street Law investigates criminal law and procedure, consumer family law, landlord/tenant law and individual rights, as well as a mock trial competition.

World History
Description: World History is the chronological study of 1750 to the present. Students study historical events, geographic settings, cultural perspectives, economic implications and the role of government in the world to develop a deeper understanding of citizenship.

AP U.S. History:
Description: This is a college-level course in which students will study the cultural, political, economic, social, religious and ideological factors involved in the development of American civilization from its origins to the present. This course makes a rapid transition to college-level work. Students will use a college text (as well as several other supplemental materials), write document-based essays on a regular basis, research historical events and interpretations and prepare for the AP exam in mid-May. Students in this course are required to take the AP U.S. History Examination.


Teachers
Email/Websites

D. Andrews

 

D. Ramage

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OGT Social Studies
Gradebook

G. Reitz

 

M. Svigelj-Smith

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