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Use this American Government by the People video entitled The American Political Landscape to understand how government works and to study how the character of a political society, its social and economic divisions, its traditions, and its sectional and local identifications, are important to understanding of government. Learn how as a nation of immigrants, Americans are more diverse than the citizens of most other nations. Discover how diversity in race and ethnicity are reflected in different family structures and religions. The nation's citizens also differ in wealth and income, occupation, social class, age, and education. Divisions by gender and sexual orientation have recently become more important. This diversity is often significant in our politics, though most divisions cut across demographic categories, rather than reinforcing them. 

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Government by the People: The American Political Landscape video. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • American Government and Politics. Learn about The American Political Landscape. Gain a richer understanding of America's government and learn why a democracy requires continual participation by its citizens.
  • Learn and study about The American Political Landscape
  • Compare current policies in welfare, health care, education, and crime against policies of the New Deal and Great Society.
  • See how the social and economic diversity in American society affects public opinion, special interest groups, and voting behavior.
  • Study the United States' foreign and defense policies and its role in the United Nations. Learn about the roots of state constitutions and the challenges for state and local governments.
  • Discover the many benefits of using online video for visual learning. Educational video for teaching the K-12 curriculum provides online learning for children and students of all ages and abilities. Using subtitled video - or video with closed captions - enables children to choose between watching, listening to, or reading each presentation whichever best suites their individual learning style. A wonderful option particularly for dyslexia and special needs education.

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