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Pol 166: The Constitution as a compromised document

Ta-Nehisi Coates has been investigation and writing about the American Civil War for the past couple of years, paying particular attention to the concept of the “slave society”. In a recent post, he notes that the tenacity with which the … Continue reading

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Pol 166 syllabus

F11    FYI/Pol 166 the American Political system Is the United States a democracy? This is the question which will animate this course on American government. As an introduction, this course will focus heavily on the federal government, its various branches, … Continue reading

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