Unit 1: Foundations

The Foundations unit covers three weeks of class time (suggested) and begins an overview of logic and then moves on to discuss the influences of ancient Greece, ancient Rome and the Enlightenment upon modern civic structures . 

The Foundations unit contains three week-long sections:
the Critical Thinking section deals with logic, bias and basic statistics
the Early Government unit focuses on the origins of government
the Enlightenment section looks at the beliefs underlying modern governments

Go to each section's home page to see a further breakdown into daily lesson plans, along with primary source material and other resources.