Introduction: Crash Course U.S. Government and Politics

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 government of the United States is supposed to function, and we’ll get into how it actually does function. The two aren’t always the same thing. We’ll be learning about the branches of government, politics, elections, political parties, pizza parties, and much, much more!

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Media Institution: Crash Course Government and Politics 44
Media Institution: Crash Course Government and Politics 44

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Interest Groups: Crash Course Government and Politics 42
Interest Groups: Crash Course Government and Politics 42

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Political Parties: Crash Course Government and Politics 40
Political Parties: Crash Course Government and Politics 40

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Political Ideology: Crash Course Government and Politics 35
Political Ideology: Crash Course Government and Politics 35

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20 comments

  1. Its june 2020. Were in the middle of coronavirus and the black lives matter movement. And im watching this because i want to change things that seem unjust or unfair that i dont like

  2. I’m going to take notes and watch this whole 50 episode series so that when I go to the beach with my family soon, I can talk politics and know what I’m talking about…

  3. Bruh I came across the European history series recently wished I saw it earlier b4 the ap exam 😭😭

  4. Wheezy Waiter! What a happy surprise! I’m here to study for a test… loving everything CrashCourse provides so far. Thank you so much for making this enjoyable.

  5. “you can stand outside of a government office with a sign and a bullhorn complaining about military action that you think is unfair, and the police can’t stop you” 😬

  6. Given what’s going right now, I think teaching specifically a civics course would be a good idea.

  7. “knowledge is our best defense against unscrupulous people who use our ignorance to get us to do the things that they want rather than what we think should be done.”

  8. ‘Prostest outside of the government and police can’t stop you’ – not so accurate anymore. Unfortunately.