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Political participation

This course is a part of AP®︎ US Government and Politics, a 8-course Topic series from Khan Academy.

This unit covers how citizens participate directly and indirectly in the government of the United States. Learn about voting rights and voter turnout, how presidential and congressional elections work, and how linkage institutions like the media, political parties, and interest groups connect individuals with government.

This course contains 12 segments:

Voting rights and models of voter behavior

Voter turnout

Political parties

How and why political parties change and adapt

Third-party politics

Groups influencing policymaking and policy outcomes

Electing a president

Congressional elections

Modern campaigns

Campaign finance

The media

Changing media

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Length 12 segments
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Cost Free
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Language English
Subjects Humanities
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