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- The Origins of Civil Rights
- Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas
- The Civil Rights of Other Minorities
- The Civil Rights of Women
- The Civil Rights of Americans with Disabilities
- Equal Protection Under The Fourteenth Amendment
- Gay Rights Movement
- Practice test: Civil Rights in Political Science
- Presidential System of Government
- Nominating a Presidential Candidate
- Primary Election Versus General Election
- The Electoral College
- Campaign Finance
- Factors that Influence Voters During Presidential Elections
- The Evolution of the Contemporary Presidential Election
- Practice test: Presidential Elections & Powers
- What is Congress?
- The Electoral Evolution of the Congress
- Reapportionment & Redistricting for Congressional Constituencies
- Party Nomination to Congress
- National Forces that Influence Congressional Elections
- Presidential vs. Congressional Campaigns
- What Factors Influence the Outcome of an Election?
- Practice test: The Congress
- The State Court System of the United States
- The Power of the Federal Judiciary
- The Federal Court System of the United States
- Judicial Decision Making
- Constitutional Checks & Balances on the Power of the Supreme Court
- Original Versus Appellate Jurisdiction
- The Selection of Supreme Court Justices and Federal Judges
- Practice test: The Federal Judicial System in Political Science
- What Is the Bureaucracy?
- The Problems of Bureaucracy
- The History & Impact of Governmental Bureaucracy in the U.S.
- The Presidency, the Cabinet & the Bureaucracy
- The Bureaucracy and Congress
- Elections & Public Perception
- Bureaucratic Accountability
- Practice test: The Federal Bureaucracy in the United States in Political Science
- Political Party
- The National Parties
- History of Political Parties in the United States (Pre-Civil War)
- History of Political Parties in the United States (Post-Civil War)
- Two-Party & Multi-Party Systems
- Minor (Third) Parties
- The Relationship Between Political Parties & Interest Groups
- Practice test: The History & Role of Political Parties
- The Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts & First Continental Congress
- What Are Interest Groups in the United States?
- Development & Maintenance of Interest Groups
- Strategies & Influence of Interest Groups on American Politics
- Pluralist View of Interest Groups on American Politics
- What is Political Participation?
- What is the NAACP?
- Practice test: Interest Groups in Politics
- Development of the Mass Media & Journalism in the United States
- American Media Information Sources
- Media's Influence on the Public's Political Attitudes
- Media Bias & Criticism
- The Role of Media in Elections & Other Government Activities
- Rules Governing the Media
- What is Narrowcasting?
- Practice test: Mass Media and Politics
- Regulatory Policy
- How the Government Protects the U.S. Economy
- The Business Cycle
- How the Government Promotes Economic Interests
- What is Fiscal Policy?
- Monetary Policy & The Federal Reserve System
- The Origination Clause of the U.S. Constitution
- Practice test: Fiscal Policy in Government & the Economy
- A History of U.S. Foreign Policy from the Cold War to post-9/11
- Developing Foreign Policy
- Foreign Policy Powers of the President & Congress
- The Use & Capabilities of U.S. Military Power
- Ideals, Interests & Needs of Protecting the American Public
- The Economics of National Security Policy
- Old and New Immigrants in the US
- Practice test: Foreign Policy, Defense Policy & Government
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