01Intro - 790:104:14 American Government David Andersen *...

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American Government Andersen Syllabus Class time Office Hours Registration Course is open again Register Course Overview Creation of American Government Structures of American Government Citizens and American Democracy Materials Textbooks Lectures/Slides Grades Attendance Exams Extra Credit Paper Schedule Tentative Questions Email
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American Government Andersen Course Expectations Two promises 1. Won’t be a bad course 2. Will be a course you will rely on in the future General Pedagogy Break popular notions of government Some of what you know, simply isn’t accurate It is all very relevant Provide an opportunity to learn Expect an adult effort to do so How to get an A or B Do the reading Attend lectures Questions?
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What is Government? Lecture 1
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American Government Andersen What People Think Government is a boring topic Government is distant Something that happens to you, not something that you do Government has gone astray It once was “better” Democracy worked better Politicians cared more Special Interests had less power We need to get back to what worked • Founding principles/values
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2012 for the course LAW 790:104 taught by Professor Davidandersen during the Spring '12 term at Rutgers.

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