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Course SummarySupplement what you're learning in class with our fun American Government review course. Our online lessons and assessment quizzes can be used at any time, on any Internet-connected device, to study for an exam, complete and assignment or work towards a better grade.
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In this course, you'll learn the answers to questions including:
- What are the core principles of American government?
- Why is the Constitution such an important part of American democracy?
- How did federalism begin in the United States?
- What is political culture and how is it influenced by public opinion?
- How do civil liberties differ from civil rights?
- What are the roots of American political parties?
- How have interest groups shaped American government?
- What role does the media play in U.S. politics?
- What is governmental bureaucracy?
- How have presidential elections changed over the years?
- Does Congress really represent America's demographic makeup?
- What are the levels and powers of the federal court system?
- How are public policies initiated and implemented?
- What is fiscal policy and how does it effect the economy?
- Who is responsible for developing foreign policy?
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