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POL 101 - American Government - Textbook

Resources supporting POL 101 students at Hostos Community College.

Learning Outcomes

  • To determine the historical and social factors that led to the US Constitution
  • To name the key compromises and debates of the Constitution
  • To describe the ratification process and how th Constitution can be amended
  • To evaluate the validity and applicablity of the Constitution today

American Government Textbook (OpenStax)

Limited Government (HarvardXEdx Lecture)

Click on the video below or this link https://youtu.be/Gyz3sytT9JE for the assigned media:

Video lecture from Harvard Professor, William Patterson, on Limited Government available via YouTube and his HarvardXEdX page.

Representative Government (HarvardXEdX Lecture)

Click on the video below or this link https://youtu.be/S6NoOUgxyLI for the assigned media:

VIdeo Lecture by Harvard Professor, William Patterson, on Representative Government available on YouTube of his HarvardX/EdX page.

Congress and Citizens (Washington Post)

Click on the picture below or https://www.washingtonpost.com/podcasts/constitutional/episode-07-congress-and-citizens/ to access the assigned podcast.

Image from a podcast titled Congress and citizens from the Washington Post.

Forty Years Later, the ERA is Still Not a Part of the Constitution (PBS NewsHour)

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Screenshot of the video Forty years later, the ERA is still not a part of the Constitution on the PBSNewsHour.

 

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