Video and Multimedia

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Video 1: How a Bill Becomes a Law: Crash Course Government and Politics #9
Description: PBS Digital Studios’ Crash Course Government and Politics explains how a bill becomes a law, including the use of presidential vetoes in the process.

Video 2: Introduction to the Public Policy Process | US Government and Civics | Khan Academy
Description: An overview of the cyclical nature of the policy-making process using a concrete example to demonstrate each step.

Video 3: The Political Spectrum Explained in 4 Minutes
Description: A brief overview of political ideologies and the left–right political spectrum.

Audio 1: Federalist Papers Mark 225 Years of Prominence
Description: NPR’s Rachel Martin discusses the history and importance of The Federalist Papers with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham on the 225th anniversary of the first one’s publication.

Web 1: Political Typology Quiz
Description: This quiz allows you to see where you fit in the political typology. It corresponds with the feature Reflection: Considering Your Own Positions in Chapter 2.