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Crash Course Government and Politics

Political Parties: Crash Course Government #40

Today, Craig is going to talk about political parties and their role in American politics. When most people think about political parties they associate them with the common ideologies of the voters and representatives within that party, but the goal of a party is NOT to influence policies. The role of political parties is much simpler: to win control of the government.

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Gerrymandering: Crash Course Government #37

Let's talk Gerrymandering - where voting districts are redrawn to favor one party.
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Election Basics: Crash Course Government #36

This week Craig is going to give you a broad overview of elections in the United States.
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Political Ideology: Crash Course Government #35

So today Craig is going to look at political ideology in America.
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Shaping Public Opinion: Crash Course Government #34

Craig explores where our political opinions come from.
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Public Opinion: Crash Course Government #33

We start our look into why certain policies are made.
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Affirmative Action: Crash Course Government #32

We wrap this discussion up with the rather controversial topic of affirmative action.
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Discrimination: Crash Course Government #31

Craig looks more closely at those “discrete and insular" groups from the 14th Amendment.
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Sex Discrimination: Crash Course Government #30

All about discrimination of women in the workforce.
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Equal Protection: Crash Course Government #29

All about the most important part of the Constitution - the Fourteenth Amendment.
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Due Process of Law: Crash Course Government #28

How do the 5th and 6th amendments ensure a fair trial?
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