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Congressional Politics


Congressional Politics

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In this course, the student will learn about the complexities of the legislative branch by examining the U.S. Congress in the American political system. This course will focus first on the history of Congress and the tension between Congress' competing representation and lawmaking functions by examining the structure of Congress, its original purpose, and the factors that influence how members of Congress act. The course will then take a careful look at the internal politics and law-making... More
Material Type: Online Course
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: January 27, 2012
Date Modified in MERLOT: July 16, 2014
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Submitter: Sean Connor
Keywords: Political Science, Media, American Politics, Politics, Congress, Policy-Making, Electoral, Government, Electoral Reform, Federalism, Law, Legislative Branch, Legislation


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Primary Audience: College Upper Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution 3.0 United States


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