Constitutional Compromises: Crash Course Government and Politics #5

In which Craig Benzine teaches you about the compromises met in ratifying the U.S. Constitution. The United State’s didn’t always have its current system of … source

Structure of the Court System: Crash Course Government and Politics #19

This week Craig Benzine is going to talk about the structure of the U.S. court system and how exactly it manages to keep things moving smoothly. We”ll talk … source

Congressional Committees: Crash Course Government and Politics #7

This week Craig Benzine clears up the role of committees in Congress. We’ll talk about standing committees, joint committees, conference committees, and … source

Shaping Public Opinion: Crash Course Government and Politics #34

So today Craig is going to talk about where our political opinions come from. Of course, most people’s politics are grounded in their ideologies, but there are also … source

Federalism: Crash Course Government and Politics #4

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 … source

Legal System Basics: Crash Course Government and Politics #18

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 … source