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Political Science: American Government: Home


This guide is designed to help you approach research and find sources for Professor Eric Bein's POS 201, American Government course.

Verify Your Sources Electronically

Professor Bein requires at least 4 sources for your research paper, one of which should be from a scholarly source.  Submit the citation for your scholarly source here and a librarian will verify that it is indeed from a scholarly and peer-reviewed source.

Citation Styles

Suggested Search Terms

Here are some suggested keyword/subject search terms to use when searching the databases and catalog. Words in quotations marks are considered a complete phrase and should be entered in quotation marks if you wish to do a phrase search.

  • Constitution
  • "Executive Branch"
  • "Legislative Branch"
  • "Judicial Branch"
  • Elections
  • "Political Parties"
  • "Civil LIberties"
  • "Citizens United"
  • "Super PACS"
  • "Foreign Policy"
  • Lobbyists
  • "Separation of Powers"
  • "Interest Groups"
  • "Voting Rights"
  • Congress
  • Redistricting
  • Gerrymander

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