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POL 101 - American Government - Textbook

Resources supporting POL 101 students at Hostos Community College.

Learning Outcomes

  • To identify and define the civil liberties in the Bill of Rights
  • To understand the slow process of selective incorporation, extending the Bill of Rights to states
  • To dissect the meaning of the 8th amendment in terms of cruel and unusual punishment

American Government Textbook (OpenStax)

Campaigns & Elections (HarvardXEdX Lecture)

Click on the video below or this link https://youtu.be/oTQff8exfoc for the assigned media:

Video lecture by Harvard Professor, William Patterson, on Civil Liberties available on YouTube and his HarvardX/EdX page.

Second Chance Kids (Frontline/PBS)

Click on the video below or this link https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/second-chance-kids/ for the assigned media:

Screenshot of dark prison bars for a Frontline/PBS Video titled Second Chance Kids.

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