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The Preamble to the Constitution | US Government and Politics | Khan Academy

September 19, 2019 at 6:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

– [Sal] Hello, everyone, this is Sal here, and I’m here with Jeffrey Rosen who’s head of the National Constitution Center. What are we going to talk about today, Jeff? – [Jeff] We’re going to talk about the Preamble to the US Constitution. – [Sal] That sounds very important. – [Jeff] It is very important.

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The social contract | Foundations of American democracy | US government and civics | Khan Academy

September 18, 2019 at 6:24 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

– [Instructor] Before we dive deep into our study of government and politics, it’s worth asking a fundamental question. And that’s whether we even need government, or why do we need government? And I encourage you to pause this video and think about this. Do you think we need government, and why? Or do you

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Political socialization | US government and civics | Khan Academy

September 17, 2019 at 1:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

– [Instructor] What we’re going to do in this video is think about how a person’s environment or experiences affects their political perspective, their political attitude. So one way to think about it is how is your socialization, your political socialization? How does that drive your political attitudes? And I encourage you pause this video,

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Campaign finance | Political participation | US government and civics | Khan Academy

September 14, 2019 at 2:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

– [Instructor] Let’s talk a little bit about money and elections in the United States, and the various actors that might be involved. You of course at the center of the action, you have the various campaigns for the candidates. Then you have the party committees that will try to influence the election, and we’ll

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Models of voting behavior | Political participation | US government and civics | Khan Academy

September 11, 2019 at 3:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

– What we’re going to do in this video is start to think about voting behavior, and in particular, we’re going to start classifying motivations for why someone votes for a particular candidate, and I’m going to introduce some terms that will impress your political science friends, but you’ll see that they map two things

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Enumerated and implied powers of the US federal government | Khan Academy

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– [Instructor] In this video we’re gonna focus on enumerated powers versus implied powers for the federal government. Enumerated just means powers that have been made explicit, that are clear, that have been enumerated, that have been listed some place while implied powers are ones that maybe aren’t as clear, maybe they haven’t been explicitly

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The Roman Empire. Or Republic. Or…Which Was It?: Crash Course World History #10

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Hi, I’m John Green; this is Crash Course World History and today we’re going to learn about the Roman Empire, which of course began when two totally nonfictional twins, Romulus and Remus, who’d been raised by wolves, founded a city on seven hills. Mr Green, Mr Green, what… what does SPQR stand for? It means

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Interest groups and lobbying | Political participation | US government and civics | Khan Academy

September 10, 2019 at 1:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

– [Instructor] Let’s discuss interest groups and as you can see here, it is one of the three parts of the iron triangle that we first studied when we looked at the bureaucracy in the executive branch. And the whole point of the iron triangle is to show how these different parties can influence each

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Divided government and gridlock in the United States | Khan Academy

September 7, 2019 at 5:24 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

– [Instructor] We have this diagram here, party divisions of the United States Congress. And what this helps us visualize is which parties controlled the various houses of Congress as well as which party was in control of the White House. So for example, during Lyndon Johnson’s administration, he was a Democrat, that’s why this

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