U.S. Government: High School

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  • Available Lessons: 111
  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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    Government: Definition, Purpose & Types

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Access this high school U.S. government course at any time to review the history and functions of the U.S. government. The course's short video lessons and practice quizzes can help anyone who needs to study foundational U.S. government concepts for class exams, homework, projects and essays.
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Ch 1. Ideals of Government {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[310955].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Government: Definition, Purpose & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42884].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42884].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Political Power: Definition, Types & Sources Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20091].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20091].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Contradiction & Compromise in US Government: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[310957].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[310957].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Unitary, Confederal & Federal Governments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53428].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53428].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - The 3 Branches of Government: Executive, Legislative, Judicial Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5292].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5292].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - The Core Principles of American Government Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20086].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20086].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - America's Core Values: Liberty, Equality & Self-Government Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20088].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20088].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 2. Foundations of U.S. Government {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[310959].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - The American Enlightenment: Intellectual and Social Revolution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1389].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1389].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1389].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1389].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts & First Continental Congress Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1394].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1394].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1394].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1394].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Second Continental Congress and Thomas Paine's Common Sense Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1397].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1397].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1397].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1397].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Declaration of Independence: Text, Signers and Legacy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1398].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1398].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1398].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1398].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - George Washington's Leadership at Trenton, Saratoga & Valley Forge Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1400].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1400].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - John Paul Jones and the Naval Battles of the Revolutionary War Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1401].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1401].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1401].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1401].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Loyalists in the Southern Colonies at the End of the Revolutionary War Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1402].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1402].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1402].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1402].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Battle of Yorktown and the Treaty of Paris Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1403].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1403].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 3. History & Amendments of the U.S. Constitution {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[310961].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - The Articles of Confederation, the Northwest Ordinance & Shays' Rebellion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42798].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42798].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42798].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42798].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Constitutional Convention: The Great Compromise Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1410].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1410].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - The Federalist Papers: Summary & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27872].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27872].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - The Ratification of the Constitution and the New U.S. Government Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1411].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1411].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1411].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1411].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The US Constitution: Preamble, Articles and Amendments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1412].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1412].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1412].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1412].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Process of Amending the Constitution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21160].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21160].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21160].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21160].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Bill of Rights: The Constitution's First 10 Amendments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1413].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1413].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1413].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1413].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The 11th, 13th, 14th & 16th Amendments of the US Constitution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39417].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39417].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39417].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39417].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - The Election-Related Amendments of the US Constitution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39414].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39414].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39414].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39414].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Voting Rights Amendments of the US Constitution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39415].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39415].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39415].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39415].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - The Prohibition Amendments of the US Constitution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39416].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39416].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 5. The United States Legislative Branch Overview {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[310967].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Legislative Branch of Government: Definition, Power & Function Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9242].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9242].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9242].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9242].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What is the House of Representatives? - Definition & Members Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3648].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3648].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3648].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3648].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Senate: Definition & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3647].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3647].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3647].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3647].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - U.S. Congressional Elections: History, Processes & Influences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42902].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42902].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42902].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42902].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How a Bill Becomes a Law: Formal Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17712].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17712].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 6. The United States Judicial Branch Overview {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[310969].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - The Federal Court System of the United States: Definition, Structure & Levels Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17903].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17903].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17903].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17903].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Selection of Supreme Court Justices and Federal Judges: Process & Tenure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17907].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17907].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17907].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17907].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Procedural Law: Definition & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19070].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19070].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19070].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19070].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What is a Civil Court? - Definition & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56734].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56734].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56734].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56734].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What is a Judicial Review? - Procedure & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9239].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9239].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 7. The United States Executive Branch Overview {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[310971].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Executive Branch of Government: Definition, Responsibilities & Power Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9251].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9251].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9251].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9251].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Presidency, the Cabinet & the Bureaucracy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21130].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21130].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21130].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21130].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Presidential Powers: Major Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18486].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18486].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18486].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18486].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Presidential Decision Making: How National & Partisan Constituencies Shape Decisions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18485].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18485].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 8. Influential U.S. Presidents & Speeches {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[310973].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - George Washington's Farewell Address: Summary, Analysis & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64254].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64254].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64254].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64254].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Thomas Jefferson's Presidency: Louisiana Purchase, Lewis & Clark, and More Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1421].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1421].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1421].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1421].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Andrew Jackson's Election & Presidency Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42803].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42803].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - The Emancipation Proclamation: Creation, Context and Legacy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1467].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1467].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1467].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1467].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Theodore Roosevelt: Biography, Facts & Accomplishments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17566].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17566].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17566].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17566].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Franklin Roosevelt: Biography, Quotes & Presidency Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9231].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9231].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9231].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9231].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - President Barack Obama: Election, Policies & Accomplishments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15939].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15939].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 10. United States Political Parties Overview {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[310977].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - U.S. Political Parties: Purpose, History, Organization & Structure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42895].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42895].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42895].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42895].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Minor (Third) Parties: Definition, Role & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18953].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18953].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18953].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18953].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Current State of Contemporary United States Political Parties Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18955].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18955].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18955].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18955].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The National Parties: Organization & Structure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19294].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19294].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - What is the Tea Party Movement? - Definition & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[170469].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[170469].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 11. Voting & Elections in the United States {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[310981].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - The United States' Democratization Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39639].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39639].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39639].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39639].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Political Participation in the United States: Influences & Voter Turnout Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21529].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21529].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21529].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21529].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Alternative Forms of Political Participation: Role & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21531].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21531].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21531].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21531].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Partisanship in U.S. Elections Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32932].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32932].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32932].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32932].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Factors that Influence Voters During Presidential Elections Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18482].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18482].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18482].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18482].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - National Forces that Influence Congressional Elections Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17715].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17715].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17715].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17715].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Campaign Finance: Sources, Regulations & Reform Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18562].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18562].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Government Transparency: Definition, Examples & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[310983].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[310983].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 12. The American Electoral Process {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[310985].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Types of Elections: Primary, General & Special Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32931].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32931].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32931].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32931].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Local, State & National Elections in the U.S. Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[137734].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[137734].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[137734].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[137734].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Electoral College: Definition & Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18481].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18481].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18481].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18481].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Red and Blue States in U.S. Presidential Elections Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[310987].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[310987].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[310987].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[310987].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Disputed U.S. Presidential Elections: Causes & Results Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[310989].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[310989].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 13. Public Opinion, Media & American Politics {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[310991].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is Public Opinion? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21524].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21524].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - The Measurement of Public Opinion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21525].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21525].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Media's Influence on the Public's Political Attitudes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20172].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20172].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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