4.0 Unit 4 Overview: American Political Ideologies and Beliefs
A Review of Public Policy (Economic Policy)
We'll dive into the major economic public policy which you will need to know for the exam including fiscal and monetary policy.
A Review of Public Policy (Social Policy)
We'll dive into the major social public policy which you should know for the exam including social security, healthcare, labor, and education.
Economic Ideology - Keynesian vs Supply Side
"Economics is sooooo confusing!" We promise, it's not that bad and we're going to help you understand with real-world examples. Liberals and conservatives differ pretty strongly when it comes to economic policy. In this stream we'll break down the difference between Keynesian and supply-side policy into easily understandable examples.
Political Parties and Their Platforms
We dove into the major beliefs and ideologies of the Republican and Democratic party platforms. The history of political parties, their impact on voters and the government, and third parties were also discussed.
Social Security, Healthcare, and Education Policy
We'll look at three of the major public policy areas, tearing them apart and helping you to understand the history of the program, how it works, and why it matters to you.
We'll look at what public polling is, the historical development of it, and the characteristics of a valid, scientific poll.
Political Socialization and Political Ideology
Why do you have the political opinions that you have and just what exactly is your political ideology? We'll cover those things and give you plenty of examples!
4.1 American Attitudes about Government and Politics
4.2 Political Socialization
4.3 Changes in Ideology
4.5 Measuring Public Opinion
4.6 Evaluating Public Opinion Data
4.8 Ideology and Policy Making
4.10 Ideology and Social Policy
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