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Syllabus -- To be updated at the beginning of the semesterdonkey elephant DC

course schedule, reading assignments and grading


Harrison & Harris: American Democracy Now 3rd Edition.  You can find out more here: http://www.coursesmart.com/american-democracy-now-3rd-edition/harrison-brigid-harris-jean-deardorff-michelle/dp/0077597052


Study guides (don't forget to review the practice quizzes at the end of each chapter and on the text website)

also, please be sure to regularly check the study guide for updates before taking the quiz on the topic

Review Questions for Chapter 1-6 & 10 & 11 (up to the Midterm)

Review Questions for all other chapters


--go here for Flash Minilectures on selected topics.


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Extra Credit

How to Get an A in this class

Textbook Website -- American Democracy Now

**NOTE: the current link is for the 2nd Edition; the 3rd Edition site it not working correctly.

  • I recommend that you take practice quizzes for each chapter (especially those at the end of each chapter), but you might find the online practice quizzes useful, as well.