Consumers and Government - Perkinson-Posey

Consumers and Government is a comprehensive course on the taken by all sophomores at Belleville West High School.  The first semester covers of the civic topics of foundations of citizenshp and character education, the American economic system, the political system including voting and elections, and American foreign policy.  This includes the graduation requirement for the Consumers Education.  The second semester early American history topics from the American Revolution to the Jackson presidency.  Illinois history, the Illinois Constitution, and the Flag are also covered.  The Illinois and US Constitution exams must be passed to meet the graduation requirement as well as passing the course.