U.S. Government - Foundations, Democracy & Politics

This course is an excellent introduction to the principles of American Government, the political institutions that make it work, and the policies that result. Learn about the U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights, the branches of government, and the foundations of democracy in the United States.

In addition to lectures and in-depth readings and discussions, students will be shown C-SPAN video clips to illustrate U.S. Government processes. Students who take this course will be better prepared for the Advanced Placement U.S. Government and Politics examination.

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Institution Purdue University
Instructors Robert X. Browning Ph.D., Joshua Scacco Ph.D.
Length 6 weeks
Effort 2-3 hours per week
Availability Archived
Price Free, or get a Verified Certificate for $49
Language English (English)
Subjects Social Sciences Humanities History
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