Introduction: Crash Course U.S. Government and Politics

In which Craig Benzine introduces a brand new Crash Course about U.S. Government and Politics! This course will provide you with an overview of how the government of the United States is supposed to function, and we’ll get into how it actually does function. The two aren’t always the same thing. We’ll be learning about the branches of government, politics, elections, political parties, pizza parties, and much, much more!

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kunti kafley says:

You guys are amazing! Thanks and appreciation

Shashank Gupta says:

John green has grown old and a bit bald…

Marianna di Lorenzo says:

God I really like the crash course stuff… but can you tone down the antics in- between… just a teeny tiny bit would help even:))))

Hanzo main says:

Am i one of the only people here who are just genuinely interested?

Lori Loughmiller says:

What does “DFTBA!” mean on the title page?

devilpupbear09 says:

An elective legislature can enslave its citizens as easily as a king can.

STELLA 13 says:


Great Value Guy says:

This guy is way more tolerable than John Green.

Dem K. says:

The age of code forbidden AE style which are builded by terrorists brilliant and street racers.
All governments prefer bad cars or code forbidden AE styles to sold out in automobile market.
Their knowledge are low IQ.

Zoe Alexandra says:

I love watching him. His teaching style and humor is extremely entertaining. Makes the learning process fun 🙂 Thank you Mr. Benzine!

Richard Byslma says:

I would love to see a series on Canadian politics as well.

213swanny says:

Please make Crash Course poetry and European history!

Indigomarine91 says:

The federal government should be for the borders and protection the state government should be for everything else politicians should be doctors nurses ex. who stepped down from for a few years with good ideas.. please explain how I would be wrong..or am wrong according to the Constitution

Julian McOmie says:

Am I the only person here to learn about how the government works instead of for binge-studying for a test?

Sean Cole says:

who else in mrs juergensens class

Ashley Garrison says:

Ok I’m the first two minutes already lost faith he would do this with unbiased view point/ or not lean more twords one side of opinions against another. When he said without government it was be anarchy!! How would he know or any of us know that for that reason. We or history has never gone without some form of government control.

Cameron McLeod says:

this guy sucks

Piyo Chan says:

I had to drop out of school because I have an anxiety disorder, thank you so much for this it helps alot!

nikkia3d says:

Well done!

Manny C says:

If you’re here and are taking AP Gov… you should be ashamed of yourselves… Advanced Placement my butt…. my 10 year old is doing this course…. thats how i ended up here.

Suzume Kato says:

i wish he would stop trying to be funny. it just muddles the video

Tristan Thomas says:

Horrible video not funny at all

SereniTy Speaks says:

Thank you PBS!!!

franfran says:

Let’s do this, but first cycle. Thanks for the info, dude and dudettes.

Stenard L Underwood II says:

it good

TheLesser says:

if the other vids are as fun as this one I won’t want to kill myself while trying to retain this information! 😀

franfran says:

I am ready. I am ready. I am ready.

Within Randomness says:

‘Can we play Sex Pistols?’ I’m already a lot more intrested in this new guy.

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