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POL 101 - American Government - Textbook

Resources supporting POL 101 students at Hostos Community College.

Learning Outcomes

  • To identify the powers of the President in the Constitution and to explore the expansion of presidential power over time
  • To understand the presidential elections process
  • To describe how the Office of the President is organized 
  • To evaluate the scope and limits of the modern presidency

American Government Textbook (OpenStax)

Presidents & Domestic (HarvardXEdX Lecture)

Click on the video below or this link https://youtu.be/CNW-tN4OYX8 for the assigned media:

VIdeo lecture with Harvard Professor, William Patterson, on Presidents & Domestic available on YouTube and his HarvardX/EdX page.

Presidents & Foreign (HarvardXEdX Lecture)

Click on the video below or this link https://youtu.be/Q7JH4lBXh-E for the assigned media:

VIdeo lecture from Harvard professor, William Patterson, on Presidents & Foreign available on YouTube and his HarvardX/EdX page.

Obama's Deal (Frontline/PBS)

Click on the video below or this link http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/obamasdeal/ for the assigned media.

Screenshot of the Frontline/PBS video Obama's Deal.

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