POL 300 American Politics

This course is a survey of the political institutions of the federal republic of the U.S.A. and their interaction, strengths, and weaknesses. The survey includes a description of the U.S. federal system contained in the Constitution as amended formally and through legislation, the institutions which make up the vertical and horizontal separations of powers, the role of interest groups and elections in society, and the concept of civil rights and equality as opposed to freedoms in the culture.




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