Introduction: Crash Course U.S. Government and Politics
4 years ago

In which Craig Benzine introduces a brand new Crash Course about U.S. Government and Politics! This course will provide you with an overview of how the ...

Federalism: Crash Course Government and Politics #4
4 years ago

In which Craig Benzine teaches you about federalism, or the idea that in the United States, power is divided between the national government and the 50 state ...

Bureaucracy Basics: Crash Course Government and Politics #15
4 years ago

This week Craig Benzine discuses bureaucracies. Bureaucracies tend to be associated with unintelligible rules and time-wasting procedures, but they play an ...

What Is the Difference between Government and Politics? AP Gov Bit by Bit #2
3 years ago

The concepts of government and politics often get confused and intertwined, and it's good to know the difference between the two. In this video, I explain what ...

Political Ideology: Crash Course Government and Politics #35
4 years ago

So today Craig is going to look at political ideology in America. We're going to focus on liberals and conservatives and talk about the influencers of both of these ...

Market Economy: Crash Course Government and Politics #46
3 years ago

Today, we're going to take a look at how the government plays a role in the economy. Specifically, the way the government creates and maintains our market ...

Outtakes #1: Crash Course Government and Politics
4 years ago

Today we look back on our first 10 episodes of Crash Course Government and Politics! But rest assured, no lines will be flubbed - or at least Craig seems to think ...

Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances: Crash Course Government and Politics #3
4 years ago

In which Craig Benzine teaches you about the US Governments Separation of powers and the system of checks and balances. In theory, the Legislative Branch, ...

The Bicameral Congress: Crash Course Government and Politics #2
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In which Craig Benzine teaches you about the United States Congress, and why it's bicameral, and what bicameral means. Craig tells you what the Senate and ...

Public Opinion: Crash Course Government and Politics #33
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So today, Craig is finally going to start talking about politics. Now up until this point we've specifically been looking at government - that is answering the ...

Election Basics: Crash Course Government and Politics #36
3 years ago

This week Craig is going to give you a broad overview of elections in the United States. So as you may have noticed, there are kind of a lot of people in the U.S, ...

Political Parties: Crash Course Government and Politics #40
3 years ago

Today, Craig is going to talk about political parties and their role in American politics. So, when most people think about political parties they associate them with ...

Political Campaigns: Crash Course Government and Politics #39
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So political campaigns are a pretty big deal in the United States. For instance the 2012 presidential election clocked in at the most expensive ever - at around $6 ...

Congressional Leadership: Crash Course Government and Politics #8
4 years ago

This week Craig Benzine explores the leadership structure of congress. We'll break out the clone machine to examine the responsibilities of the speaker of the ...

Judicial Review: Crash Course Government and Politics #21
4 years ago

Today, Craig Benzine is going to tell you about the Supreme Court's most important case, Marbury v. Madison, and how the court granted itself the power of ...

Legal System Basics: Crash Course Government and Politics #18
4 years ago

This week Craig Benzine takes a first look at the judicial branch. It's pretty easy to forget that the courts, and the laws that come out of them, affect our lives on a ...

Interest Groups: Crash Course Government and Politics #42
3 years ago

Today, Craig is going to talk about something you fans out there have been demanding for months - money in politics. Specifically, we're going to talk about ...

Judicial Decisions: Crash Course Government and Politics #22
4 years ago

Today, Craig Benzine is going to dive into the factors that influence judicial decisions. As you may have noticed, the Supreme Court recently handed down some ...

Presidential Power: Crash Course Government and Politics #11
4 years ago

This week Craig looks at the expressed powers of the President of the United States - that is the ones you can find in the Constitution. From appointing judges ...

Government Regulation: Crash Course Government and Politics #47
3 years ago

Today, we're going to wrap up our discussion of economic policy by looking at government regulation. We're going to talk about the government's goals for the ...

Freedom of the Press: Crash Course Government and Politics #26
4 years ago

Today, Craig is going to finish up our discussion of the First Amendment with freedom of the press. Like an individual's right to free speech, the press has a right, ...

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