Crash Course Government and Politics
Monetary and Fiscal Policy: Crash Course Government #48 - Craig is going to dive into the controversy of monetary and fiscal policy. Monetary and fiscal policy are ways the government, and most notably the Federal Reserve, influences the economy - for better or for worse.
Craig is going to dive into the controversy of monetary and fiscal policy.
Today, we wrap up our discussion of economic policy by looking at government regulation.
How does the government plays a role in the economy?
We return to the media by seeing how the government interacts with the content we see.
Today we look at the rather thorny issue of the media and its role in politics.
Last week we talked about special interest groups, but why have them in the first place?
Craig sets his sights on a hot topic: money in politics.
Let's dive into the history of American political parties.
Today, Craig talks about political parties and their role in American politics.
Political campaigns are a pretty big deal in the United States.
Craig tries to get inside the heads of voters by discussing how voters make decisions.
Let's talk Gerrymandering - where voting districts are redrawn to favor one party.
This week Craig is going to give you a broad overview of elections in the United States.
So today Craig is going to look at political ideology in America.
Craig explores where our political opinions come from.
We start our look into why certain policies are made.
We wrap this discussion up with the rather controversial topic of affirmative action.
Craig looks more closely at those “discrete and insular" groups from the 14th Amendment.
All about discrimination of women in the workforce.
All about the most important part of the Constitution - the Fourteenth Amendment.
How do the 5th and 6th amendments ensure a fair trial?
You're protected against unreasonable searches and seizures, but what does this mean?
Finish up our discussion of the First Amendment with freedom of the press.
Finally it's all about Free Speech!
Take a look at the First Amendment and your right to freedom of religion.
Craig is gives you an overview of civil rights and civil liberties.
Dive into the factors that influence judicial decisions.
Learn about the Supreme Court's most important case, Marbury v. Madison.
What happens when a case makes it to the Supreme Court of the United States?
How exactly does our court system manage to keep things moving smoothly?
Your introduction to the judicial branch.
All about how we keep bureaucracy in check.
Host Craig Benzine breaks down the different types of bureaucracies.
All about bureaucracies, bureaucracies, bureaucracies.
All about how the president gets things done.
All about delegation and informal powers.
All about the presidential powers NOT found in the Constitution
All about the expressed powers of the President of the United States.
All about the three motivating factors of congressional decisions.
The process of how a bill becomes a law can be pretty complex.
All about the leadership structure of congress.
Learn about standing committees, joint committees, conference committees, and caucuses.
All about the importance of congressional elections.
All about the compromises met in ratifying the U.S. Constitution
In the US, power is divided between the national government and the 50 state governments.
All about the US Governments Separation of powers and the system of checks and balances
All about the United States Congress, and why it's bicameral, and what bicameral means.
An overview of how the government of the US functions.
About Crash Course Government and Politics
Welcome to school without the classroom! Host Craig Benzine takes you through a tour of US government and politics.
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