Providing a comprehensive understanding of American domestic politics, this unit explores the US system of government in detail and the ideas that underlie it. It will also examine the relationship between the President and the Congress, as well as presidential elections, and domestic issues such as race, inequality, law and order, and immigration policy.
This unit is not available in 2019
20% blog post (600 words)
20% seminar presentation and group paper
45% major paper (3000 words)
15% class participation
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