|Political Science - POS|
|American National Government|
The fundamental principles of the American Government are summarized. Such topics as federalism, civil liberties, citizenship, parties and elections, the Presidency, Congress, Judiciary, and national policies and politics are discussed within the framework of the American Constitutional system.
Focuses on legal authority, structure, leadership and functions of state, county, city, township, and special district governments. The Illinois state constitution is analyzed.
An examination of the nation-state system and the sources of conflict in the international community. Comparative political economic systems are studied, as well as the rise of multi-national corporation and international organizations.