American Government Course Platform
Designed to act as the foundational text for the Introduction to American Government course or to live alongside your existing course materials, the American Government Platform and the accompanying supplemental materials empower students to explore the core topics from the American Constitution, civil rights and liberties to American elections, social movements and domestic and foreign policy.
Inspiring Active Learning
8 Units that feature multimedia libraries, primary source collections, and test banks in varied assessment formats.
37 chapter readings each accompanied by an audio recording to assist students with varied skill levels.
80 videos that illuminate each unit and reinforce important course themes and takeaways.
65 primary source problems that include a brief background and the source in the form of texts, letters, images, videos, data charts, and more.
5 forms of assessment, including written assessment, opinion and quiz polls, activity quizzes, as well as critical thinking and objectively-graded quizzes that accompany each learning activity.
8 writing workshops that introduce students to the writing process in the social sciences with topics such as the gender gap, Federalist 10, presidential use of media, and voter ID laws.
Easy Grader that digitally grades written assignments and tracks student progress in the multi-faceted Globalyceum gradebook.
Embedded Resources and Activities that allow you to upload content from your desktop, create and employ discussion boards, build assessments from scratch, and select from our question banks.
Integrate Globalyceum with your LMS with single sign-on options.
Table of contents
- Unit 1: The Foundations of American Government
- Unit 2: Federalism, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
- Unit 3: Political Culture, Public Opinion, and Elections
- Unit 4: Social Movements, Interest Groups, and Political Parties
- Unit 5: The US Congress
- Unit 6: The US President
- Unit 7: The US Supreme Court and Court System
- Unit 8: Domestic Policy and Foreign Policy