Grade 6 - Social Sciences

Civics (Credit: 0.50)

Civics curriculum covers the areas of the definition and purpose of government, the English Magna Carta, House of Lords and Commons, Thomas Jefferson and the founding fathers' objectives, the drafting of the Declaration of Independence, the English Bill of Rights, the Preamble, religion, the amendments to the Constitution, direct democracy, checks and balances, copyrights, patents, establishing the Presidential system, the definition of civil rights, women's suffrage, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and affirmative action.