Send the link below via email or IMCopy
Present to your audienceStart remote presentation
- Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
- People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
- This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
- A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
- Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article
Do you really want to delete this prezi?
Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.
Make your likes visible on Facebook?
Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.
American Government Overview
Transcript of American Government Overview
Politics as taboo
Speaker of the House;
Senate Majority Leader
NANZAN UNIVERSITY STUDY OF THE U.S.
US Politics and People
Professor Jim Hoefler, Ph.D.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
9 am - 10:30 am, Denny 317
War Between the States
War of Northern Aggression
Who: Union states vs. Confederate states
Why: Slavery (South's cotton-based economy)
What: 625,000 casualties (600/day; 5% males)
Greatest freedoms and most incarcerations
Greatest wealth amidst abject poverty
North and South -- Slave states and Free states
East Coast and West Coast
Blacks vs. Whites, Hispanics. . . .
Judeo-Christian and others
Republicans -- Red states, Blue states -- Democrats
House -- Senate; Presidency - Congress; Federal government - states - local government
More languages, ethnicities, cultural traditions coexisting under one flag than anywhere else in the world.
Carlisle: Italian: 8; Japanese: 2; Vietnamese: 1; Thai: 2; Belgian: 1; Spanish: 1; British: 1; Chinese: 3; Asian: 3; Bosnian: 2; Mexican: 1; Greek: 2