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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 rights amendments in the Constitution (#13-15)
  • To understand the slow process of granting civil rights to protected populations (Black Americans, Native Americans, Latinx, Asian-Americans, Women, Elderly, Children, Disabled, previously incarcerated felons)
  • To assess the limits of civil rights protections for these various groups

American Government Textbook (OpenStax)

Civil Rights (HarvardXEdX Lecture)

Click on the video below or this link https://youtu.be/La9bH58cBwQ for the assigned media:

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

Sex Appeal (RadioLab, WNYC)

Click on the video below or this link https://www.wnycstudios.org/podcasts/radiolabmoreperfect/episodes/sex-appeal for the assigned media:

Screenshot of the video "Sex Appeal" which is about Ruth Bader Ginsburg and is available from WNYC.

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