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FOR MORE CLASSES VISITwww.pol201genius.comThe U.S. Constitution Prepare: Prior to writing your initial post, read Chapters 1 and 2 of American Government. In addition, watch the video provided on the U.S. Constitution, Episode IV - Built to Last. Reflect: The U.S. Constitution is the cornerstone of our federal government.

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POL 201 Entire Course

POL 201 Week 1 DQ 1 The U.S. Constitution

  • POL 201 Week 1 DQ 1 The U.S. Constitution

  • POL 201 Week 1 DQ 2 Week One Reflection

  • POL 201 Week 1 Learning Activity The Constitution

  • POL 201 Week 1 Quiz

  • POL 201 Week 2 DQ 1 Policy and Your Life

  • POL 201 Week 2 DQ 2 Week Two Reflection

  • POL 201 Week 2 Learning Activity Federalism

  • The U.S. Constitution Prepare: Prior to writing your initial post, read Chapters 1 and 2 of American Government. In addition, watch the video provided on the U.S. Constitution, Episode IV - Built to Last. Reflect: The U.S. Constitution is the cornerstone of our federal government.


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POL 201 Week 1 DQ 2 Week One Reflection

POL 201 Week 1 Learning Activity The Constitution

  • Week One Reflection. Prepare: Prior to beginning your reflection this week, complete all course readings, your introduction, and the Discussion, “The U.S. Constitution.” Reflect: Once you have completed these assignments think about how American politics have and could affect your career aspirations.

  • The Constitution. The weekly worksheets will help you build all the necessary parts for your Final Paper. This week, you will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the most important document for America’s national government, the U.S. Constitution


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POL 201 Week 1 Quiz

POL 201 Week 2 DQ 1 Policy and Your Life

  • Question 1. The American system of government can be most accurately described as a _________.   Question

  •  2. In 1607, the English monarch King James I granted a charter to which organization to establish a settlement in the Chesapeake region?  

  • Policy and Your Life Prepare: Prior to beginning work on this discussion question, read Chapters 3 and 4 in American Government. In addition, watch the videos provided on federalism: Quick Study of Federalism Part 1, Quick Study of Federalism Part 2, and Quick Study of Federalism Part 3, and the U.S. Constitution: Episode I - A More Perfect Union.


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POL 201 Week 2 DQ 2 Week Two Reflection

POL 201 Week 2 Learning Activity Federalism

  • Prepare: Prior to beginning your reflection this week, complete all course readings and assigned videos, and the Discussion, “Policy and Your Life.” Reflect: Once you have completed these assignments, think about how federalism and the U.S. Congress have or will affect your life.

  • Federalism This week, we continue completing the worksheets in preparation for the Final Paper. One of the most important structures in the national government is federalism. Understanding the relationship between local, state, and national level governments is critical in being able to understand all of the key features of our national government.


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POL 201 Week 2 Quiz

POL 201 Week 3 DQ 1 The Electoral College

  • Question 1. The national government can attempt to gain the cooperation of state governments by using what type of coercive measures?   Question

  •  2. The Tenth Amendment balances out national authority by   Question 

  • 3. A presidential veto of a bill can be overridden by what percentage vote of all members of Congress?  

  • Prepare: Prior to beginning work on this discussion question, read Chapters 5 and 6 in American Government. In addition, read the following articles: “What Are the Arguments Made in Favor – and Against – the Electoral College?,”


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POL 201 Week 3 DQ 2 Week Three Reflection

POL 201 Week 3 Learning Activity Branches of Government

  • Week Three Reflection  American Government. Review the videos, Episode I - A More Perfect Union and Episode II - It’s a Free Country regarding the U.S. Constitution. Reflect: The executive and judicial branches of the U.S. national government often seem to operate independently and with little conflict

  • Branches of Government.  The three branches of our government each play crucial roles in the U.S. national government. Each branch has specific power, duties, and responsibilities that are the most apparent features of our system of separate powers


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POL 201 Week 3 Quiz

POL 201 Week 4 DQ 1 Individual Rights and the Obligations of Government

  • 1.Question : In the realm of foreign affairs, presidents are usually weak and must solicit congressional approval before entering into agreements with other countries. Question

  • 2. Question : Prior judicial experience is required to be appointed as a judge on the federal level.

  • Individual Rights and the Obligations of Government. Prepare: Prior to beginning work on this discussion, read chapters 8, 9, and 10 in American Government and watch the video, Episode II - It’s a Free Country. Reflect: Our political system is characterized by certain fundamental features to include a system of laws, rights, and liberties.


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POL 201 Week 4 DQ 2 Week Four Reflection

POL 201 Week 4 Learning Activity Political Parties, Interest Groups, and Elections

  • Week Four Reflection. Prepare: Prior to beginning work on this discussion, read chapters 8, 9, and 10 in American Government, watch the video, Episode II - It’s a Free Country, and review your results from the Political Typology Quiz. Reflect: Political parties mobilize voters to win elections and implement policy goals. Parties use their stated policy goals (i.e., their platforms) as a way to mobilize voter support

  • Political Parties, Interest Groups, and Elections. The various political actors involved in the processes, activities, and policies of the U.S. government each have evolving goals and objectives. In addition, these actors have produced differential effects, both positive and negative, on the processes, activities, and policies of the federal government.


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POL 201 Week 4 Quiz

POL 201 Week 5 DQ 1 Voting and Voter Turnout

  • Question 1.What constitutional amendment guaranteed women the right to vote?  

  • Question 2. How are interest groups are different from political parties?  

  • Question 3. Which Supreme Court decision stated that affirmative action intended to promote greater equality was acceptable public policy, but the use of quotas was not.

  • Voting and Voter Turnout. Prepare: Prior to completing this discussion question, review Chapters 9 and 10 in American Government and the following articles: “How Voter ID Laws Are Being Used to Disenfranchise Minorities and the Poor,”


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POL 201 Week 5 DQ 2 Week Five Reflection

POL 201 Week 5 Final Paper America’s Democracy: Your Report Card (2 Papers)

  • Week Five Reflection. Prepare: Prior to beginning your reflection, review all course readings and videos as required. Reflect: The U.S. national government is based on the framework detailed in the U.S. Constitution. The process that the Founding Fathers used to map out our national government is fascinating and illuminating

  • This Tutorial contains 2 Different Papers America’s Democracy: Your Report Card. The primary goal of your last assignment is to critically analyze the primary features of the American national government. The results of your analysis will indicate what you have learned over the last five weeks. In order to accomplish this task, it is important to critically evaluate the key facets of our American democracy


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