1–10 of 11 items
from POSC 225: Survey of American Government
by Scott A. Waller
February 22, 2012
Dr. Scott Waller discusses the dangers of tyrannical government. He shows how the checks and balances put in place by the Constitution work to prevent such a government.
February 8, 2012
Dr. Scott Waller explains how the Declaration of Independence reflects the modernist ideology of the social contract. He explains some of the fundamental concepts behind American government.
March 21, 2012
Dr. Scott Waller teaches the basics of the American electoral process. He analyzes historical election trends and landmarks, both past and present.
April 18, 2012
Dr. Scott Waller explains the powers of the executive branch and describes how the role of the president has changed over time.
April 25, 2012
Dr. Scott Waller explains the powers of the legislative branch and the process of lawmaking.
Dr. Scott Waller explains the role of government in controlling factions and shows how this is relevant to policy today.
February 15, 2012
Dr. Scott Waller discusses the differences between federalist and anti-federalist thought.
March 7, 2012
Dr. Scott Waller explains the principles of Jeffersonian government. He outlines how these views affected the early development of the national government.
April 4, 2012
Dr. Scott Waller discusses the politics that surrounded the Civil War. He shows how these political forces continue to influence America today.
February 29, 2012
Dr. Scott Waller explains the powers of the president outlined in the Constitution.