Course Contents at a Glance

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The following list shows the module-level topics and assignments for the course. To see all of the course pages, visit theĀ Table of Contents.

Module 1: Constitutional Framework

  • Creating a Government

Module 2: Federalism

  • Defining Federalism

Module 3: Civil Rights and Liberties

  • Evolving Protections

Module 4: The Legislative Branch

  • The Powers of Congress

Module 5: The Executive Branch

  • Executive Power

Module 6: The Judicial Branch

  • The U.S. Legal System

Module 7: Political Culture and Public OpinionBuying Process Stages

  • Building Blocks of American Political Culture

Module 8: Media and Politics

  • Media Influence

Module 9: Political Parties and Interest Groups

  • The History of Parties

Module 10: Elections

  • Organizing and Funding Elections

Module 11: Public Policy

  • Goals, Tools, and Trends