Apply the process of how a bill becomes a law to follow a current legislative bill.
Compare and contrast different forms of government worldwide and their influence on historic world events:
- The Great Depression
- World War I
- World War II
Identify the structure of the United States Congress and the constitutional requirements of congressional membership.
Identify current key figures in United States government:
- Vice President
- Speaker of the House
- Secretary of State
- Current members of Congress from West Virginia
Examine and analyze various acts of patriotism and civil discourse in response to events throughout United States history (e.g., support of American military during wartime, Vietnam protests, Civil Rights, respect for the flag and response of Americans to 9/11).
Identify global relief and development organizations and examine how they provide global aid and support (e.g., Red Cross, UNICEF, Doctors without Borders, Engineers without Borders and World Health Organization).
Research and organize information about an issue of global concern from multiple points of view (e.g., ecology, natural resources, and human rights).