U.S. Government Course

High School U.S. Government Course

Take an accredited high school U.S. Government course entirely online. Get started today for only $225!

The U.S. Government course at Northgate Academy offers an immersive exploration into the Christian underpinnings of American political foundations, emphasizing the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and the vision of limited government championed by the Founding Fathers. Through a detailed analysis of these cornerstone documents and the structure of the three branches of government, students gain a deep understanding of the principles guiding the United States. The course makes these concepts accessible and engaging with over 150 pictures and graphs that elucidate government processes and the critical role of citizens in a democracy. Additionally, profiles of great Americans and comprehensive section and chapter reviews further enrich students’ learning experience, illustrating how the U.S. government is designed to secure the unalienable rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for its citizens.

Structured around the “American Government” textbook from A Beka, this course sets clear objectives for learners to grasp the Christian foundation upon which the United States was established. Students will delve into the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and the intricacies of the branches of government, fostering an appreciation for the balance of power and the civic responsibilities that sustain a healthy democracy. Through written assignments, quizzes, and a final exam, participants are encouraged to demonstrate their understanding of the material, ensuring a comprehensive grasp of U.S. government structures and their historical and moral bases. Northgate Academy’s U.S. Government course is not just an academic endeavor; it’s a journey into the heart of American civic life, offering insights into how the nation’s founding ideals continue to shape its governance and guide its citizens towards a more perfect union.

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High School U.S. Government Course Syllabus

Students will understand the firm Christian foundation that the United States was founded upon through this study of American Government. With a detailed presentation of the Constitution and Bill of Rights, students will be able to see the emphasis on limited government that was intended by the Founding Fathers. Clearly display the 3 branches of government along with the responsibilities that citizens have to the government. Complete with section and chapter reviews, profiles on great Americans, and over 150 pictures and graphs to explain government processes and procedures, students will see how the United States’ government allows her citizens the “unalienable rights” of “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”

Textbook: American Government (A Beka – Code 202223)

Course Objectives:

Throughout the course, you will meet the following goals:

  • Students will learn about the Christian foundation that the United States was founded upon, including the Constitution, Bill of Rights, and the Branches of Government.
  • Show understanding of material through written assignments, quizzes, and final exam.
Semester A
Chapter 1 – America: A Unique Nation
Chapter 2 – Government Under God
Chapter 3 – The Shaping of the American Republic
Chapter 4 – The Constitution of the United States
Chapter 5 – Congress: The Legislative Branch
Chapter 6 – The Presidency
Chapter 7 – The Bureaucracy
Chapter 8 – The Judicial Branch
Chapter 9 – The Bill of Rights
Semester B
Chapter 10 – American Federalism
Chapter 11 – State and Local Government
Chapter 12 – The American Citizen in Action

Grading Scale

A = 90-100%
B = 80-89%
C = 70-79%
D = 60-69%
F = under 59%

Grade Weighting

Unit Quizzes……………………35%
Written Assignments………..35%
Mid-Term/Final Exams……..30%
Total……………………………………100%

Affordable Monthly Payments

Standard high school courses are priced at an affordable $225 each. This cost-effective rate makes quality accredited education available for everyone.

Getting Started At Northgate Academy Is Easy!

Step 1: Begin The Enrollment Process

Interested students 14 years or older can enroll online and start immediately.

Click the enroll now button below or in the top right corner of our website to head to our Student Information System, called Learn Stage. 

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Step 2: Create Your Learn Stage Account

Next, you'll be asked to create your student account. This starts by entering a valid email address and choosing a secure password. Next, you'll enter essential information, such as your full name, address, and date of birth. On the last page, you will choose your security question. 

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Step 3: Submit Payment

Single course options at Northgate Academy are priced at an affordable $225 each. This gives students the flexibility needed to make our programs work for them.

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Step 4: You're Ready To Start!

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High School U.S. Government Course

Take an accredited high school U.S. Government course entirely online. Get started today for only $225!