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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 Congress in the Constitution and to explore the expansion of Congressional power over time
  • To understand the Congressional elections process and the role of representation in Congressional elections
  • To describe how the House and Senate is organized 
  • To break down the lawmaking process

American Government Textbook (OpenStax)

Congress and Constituency(HarvardXEdX Lecture)

Click on the video below or this link https://youtu.be/piCYf1k714w for the assigned media:

Video lecture with Harvard Professor, William Patterson, on Congress & Constituency available on YouTube and his HarvardX/EdX page.

Congress & Party (HarvardXEdX Lecture)

Click on the video below or this link https://youtu.be/QKQjNJI6_1k for the assigned media:

Video lecture from Harvard professor, Thomas Patterson, on Congress and Party available from YouTube and his HarvardX/EdX webpage

Immigration Battle (Frontline)

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

Screenshot for a Frontline/PBS video called Immigration Battle.

Attributions