GOV 310L - Introduction to American Politics

Fall 2016

This is the course website for GOV310L, an introduction to American politics. You can find the syllabus here.

Lecture Slides

These will be updated with links to the slides.

  1. Intro and the founding
  2. Liberties and rights
  3. Federalism and separation of powers
  4. Congress
  5. The President and Executive
  6. The Courts
  7. Issue spotlight #1
  8. Public Opinion
  9. Political Parties
  10. Campaigns and elections
  11. Interest groups
  12. The media
  13. Issue Spotlight #2 — Inequality


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