American Government

American Government

Connect for American Government

Student experience a flexible, highly interactive learning environment provides them with the resources they need to achieve success in Introductory American Government courses. With a rich library of assessable content, Connect makes managing assignments easier for instructors and studying more motivating and efficient for students.

Connect for American Government Features


Available within Connect, SmartBook 2.0 personalizes learning to individual student needs, continually adapting to pinpoint knowledge gaps and focus learning on concepts requiring additional study. For instructors, SmartBook tracks student progress and provides insights that guide teaching strategies and advanced instruction, for a more dynamic class experience.

Category Analysis

Instructors can track how students are performing relative to specific learning objectives and goals. Run customized reports on the content in your assignments to determine performance across aspects like learning objective, difficulty level, and customized criteria.

Connect Reports

Save time and gain student insights. Connect provides customizable reports on student performance, learning outcomes, at-risk students, and integrates easily with LMS gradebooks.


Tegrity is a video capture and remote proctoring solution available within Connect that drives student engagement in traditional, flipped, hybrid, or fully online courses.

Connect for American Government Titles

Connect for We the People
10th Edition, By Thomas Patterson

Connect Online Access for AM GOV 2013-2014
3rd Edition, By Joseph Losco and Ralph Baker

Connect Online Access for American Democracy Now
4th Edition, By Brigid Harrison, Jean Harris and Susan Tolchin

Connect Online Access For American Democracy Now Texas Edition
3rd Edition, By Brigid Harrison and Jean Harris

Connect Online Access for Public Administration
8th Edition, By David Rosenbloom, Robert Kravchuk and Richard Clerkin

Connect Online Access for Texas Government
1st Edition, By Gary Halter

Connect Online Access for Who Rules America? Challenges to Corporate and Class Dominance
7th Edition, By G. William Domhoff

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McGraw-Hill Practice Government

In this award-winning educational game, students play the role of a congressperson, from running for election to passing legislation and compete for political capital.

  • Students encounter core concepts in action enabling them to better understand and master the course objectives.
  • As the game progresses, students must apply their knowledge to make calculated, strategic moves aimed at growing their political capital.
  • Students must think critically about their actions—for example, "How will my partnership with this lobbyist affect my reputation?"

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