Prof. Devin Caughey
This course provides a substantive overview of U.S. politics and an introduction to the discipline of political science. It surveys the institutional foundations of U.S. politics as well as the activities of political elites, organizations, and ordinary citizens. It also explores the application of general political science concepts and analytic frameworks to specific episodes and phenomena in U.S. politics.
OCW has published multiple versions of this subject.
Caughey, Devin. 17.20 Introduction to American Politics, Spring 2013. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/political-science/17-20-introduction-to-american-politics-spring-2013 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA