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American Government/Civics - Social Studies Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE)


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American Government/Civics Georgia Standards of Excellence for Social Studies

Teacher Notes

American Government/Civics Teacher Notes

Teacher Content Videos

SSCG2a - Roots of the Constitution

SSCG2b - British Political Philosophers who Influenced the Framers: Hobbes and Locke

SSCG2b - French Political Philosophers who Influenced the Framers: Rousseau and Montesquieu

SSCG2c - Declaration of Independence

SSCG4a - Structure, Powers, and Limitations of the National Government

 SSCG5a - Federalism

SSCG9 - Impeachment

SSCG12 - Foreign Policy

SSCG13a,b - Judicial Branch

SSCG13c-e - Judicial Branch

SSCG14a - Criminal Justice

Instructional Resources

American Government/Civics Curriculum Map

American Government/Civics Curriculum Map

Unit 1

Sample Unit Connecting Themes 

Unit 2

Sample Unit Foundations of American Government

​Sample Lesson

Unit 3

Sample Unit The United States Constitution

Unit 4

Sample Unit The Federal System of Government

Unit 5

Sample UnitCivil Liberties and Civil Rights

​Sample Lesson

Unit 6

Sample Unit The Legislative Branch

​Sample Lesson

Unit 7

Sample Unit The Executive Branch, Federal Bureaucracy, and Foreign Policy

Unit 8

Sample Unit The Election Process and Civic Responsibility

​Sample Lesson

Unit 9

Sample Unit The Judicial Branch and the Criminal Justice Process

Unit 10

Sample Unit Georgia Government and the State Constitution

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