Introduction to Political Science: Help and Review

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Lesson 1 - What is Political Science?  Take Quiz
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Lesson 2 - Politics: Definition and Source of Governmental Conflict  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - The Rules of American Politics: Democracy, Constitutionalism & Capitalism  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Political Power: Definition, Types & Sources  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Shifting Power From Majority to Only a Few: Factors & Process  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Political Justice and Political Rights  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Civil Society and Citizenship  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - The Relationship Between Political Culture and Public Opinion  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - The Difference Between Countries, Nations, States, and Governments  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Representation in Political Science  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Gross Domestic Product: Definition and Components  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - What is Autonomy? - Definition & Ethics  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Bull Moose Party: Definition & Platform  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Doctrine of Nullification: Definition & Theory  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Hyperpluralism: Definition, Theory & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Maryland: History & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Militarism: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Military Conscription: Definition, History & Debate  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - National Government: Definition, Responsibilities & Powers  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - National Road: Definition & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - New York State History: Facts & Timeline  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Niccolo Machiavelli: Philosophy, Politics & Books  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - What is Public Policy? - Definition, Types, Process & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Tyranny of the Majority: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - What is a Vizier?  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - Logical Positivism: Definition, Philosophy & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - What is Constitutionalism? - Definition, History & Concept  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - The Origins of Civil Rights: History & Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas: Definition, Decision & Significance  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - The Civil Rights of Other Minorities: Issues & Actions Taken  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - The Civil Rights of Women: Timeline, Leaders & Ongoing Issues  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - The Civil Rights of Americans with Disabilities: Judicial & Legislative Victories  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Equal Protection Under The Fourteenth Amendment: Definition & Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Gay Rights Movement: Timeline & Activism  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Voter Apathy: Definition, Statistics & Causes  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - 14th Amendment: Definition & Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - What is a Poll Tax? - Definition & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - China's One Child Policy: Facts & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - ADA Amendments Act of 2008: Summary & Regulations  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - What is the I-797 Form?  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - What is Vagrancy? - Definition & Laws  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - What is an I-551 Passport Stamp?  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Federal Gun Laws for Felons  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - What Rights do Felons Lose?  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Executive Order 8802: Definition & Civil Rights  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Harry Truman's Executive Order 9981: Definition, Summary & Significance  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Approaches to Political Theory: Normative and Empirical  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - What Is a Political Ideology?  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Liberalism: History, Ideology, and Influence  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Conservatism: History, Ideology, and Influence  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Libertarianism: History and Philosophy  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Communism vs. Socialism: Similarities & Differences  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Anarchism: History and Philosophy  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Fascism: History, Ideology, and Influence  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Feminism: History, Ideology, and Impact in Politics  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - What is a Counterargument? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - What is a Social Contract? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Deontology: Definition, Theory, Ethics & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - On Liberty by John Stuart Mill: Summary & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Qualities of a Critical Thinker  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - The Critical Thinking Process: Point-of-View, Assumptions, Evidence & Conclusions  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Alexander Pope's An Essay on Man: Summary & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Sigmund Freud's Layers of the Self  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - St. Thomas Aquinas' Five Proofs of God  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - St. Anselm's Ontological Argument for God's Existence  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - What is Interventionism in Politics? - Definition, History & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - American Interventionism: Origins, Pros & Cons  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Interventionism in Politics vs. Liberalism  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Regionalism in Politics: Definition, Characteristics & Types  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Regionalism in Politics: History & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - Regionalism in Politics: Importance & Effects  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - Regionalism in Indian Politics: Role, Causes & Impact  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - Social Realism vs. Regionalism  Take Quiz
Lesson 28 - Religious Socialism: Definition, Theory & Criticism  Take Quiz
Lesson 29 - Types of Religious Socialism  Take Quiz
Lesson 30 - Social Conservatism vs. Social Liberalism  Take Quiz
Lesson 31 - Social Conservatism vs. Fiscal Conservatism  Take Quiz
Lesson 32 - Cultural Conservatism vs. Social Conservatism  Take Quiz
Lesson 33 - Social Progressivism vs Conservatism  Take Quiz
Lesson 34 - What is Social Conservatism? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 35 - What is Social Imperialism? - Definition, Effects & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 36 - Yellow Socialism vs. Democracy  Take Quiz
Lesson 37 - Yellow Socialism vs. Fascism  Take Quiz
Lesson 38 - Yellow Socialism vs. Capitalism  Take Quiz
Lesson 39 - Yellow Socialism vs. Communism  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - What is American Political Culture?  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - What is Public Opinion?  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Frames of Reference: How America Views the Political System  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - What is Political Socialization?  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - The Measurement of Public Opinion  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Voting: Costs and Benefits  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Political Participation in the United States: Influences & Voter Turnout  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Alternative Forms of Political Participation: Role & Types  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Civic Duty: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Political Nomination: Definition & Process  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Political Patronage: Definition, Motives & Example  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Project Grants: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Reverse Discrimination: Definition, Examples & Cases  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Sphere of Influence: Definition & Significance  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Standing Committee: Definition & Example  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Tenure of Office Act of 1867: Definition & Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - The Committees of Correspondence: Definition & Purpose  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Unfunded Mandates: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Welfare Capitalism: Definition & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - What is Political Socialization? - Definition, Factors, Process & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - What is Public Opinion? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - The Silent Majority: Definition & Concept  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - What Is Civic Engagement? - Definition, Types & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Civic Involvement: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - What Is Civic Nationalism? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - Civic Nationalism vs. Ethnic Nationalism  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - Ethnic Nationalism: Definition, Theory & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 28 - What is Civil Resistance? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 29 - Civil Resistance vs. Civil Disobedience  Take Quiz
Lesson 30 - What is Fenno's Paradox?  Take Quiz
Lesson 31 - National Personal Autonomy: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 32 - Rightful Resistance: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
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