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US Presidential Election 2020

How well do you know policy issues ahead of the US election? Learn and test your knowledge before the vote on Nov 3rd!

Politics
Free Course
This free online course takes you through the major issues in the 2020 US Presidential Election. The upcoming election is set to shape the future of America and understanding the issues is key to deciding your vote. This course presents Joe Biden and Donald Trump's positions on issues from health care and education to foreign policy and the economy, showing how they will govern the next four years. Make sure you know what you are voting on today!

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Description

This course begins by taking an in-depth look at domestic policy issues including education, climate change, gun control, health care, police reform, technology and immigration. You will learn where both Joe Biden and Donald Trump stand on these key issues which affect the everyday lives of all Americans and the measures they intend to take over the next four years of their administration. You will then move on to learn about the issues of foreign policy and defense and the candidates’ views on the military.

The course then tackles the issues of government reform, housing and the economy, laying bare Biden and Trump’s thoughts on the role of the federal government, the problems with housing across the country and how tax policy differs between the two parties. Finally the course takes you through a number of social issues facing the candidates, from abortion and criminal justice to LGBTQ+ rights and explains how each party would deal with them in government.

By the end of this course you will have a strong understanding of all the major issues facing Joe Biden and Donald Trump in the 2020 US Presidential Election. You will know where both candidates stand on each subject and be able to make an informed decision when you cast your vote in November and help decide the future of the country. So why wait? Make sure you start your learning journey today.

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:


  • Summarize the positions of the Democratic Party and the Republican Party on domestic issues
  • Distinguish between Democrats’ and Republicans’ view on education
  • Compare and contrast Democrats’ and Republicans’ view on the “Affordable Care Act”
  • Summarize the positions of the Democratic Party and the Republican Party on foreign policy
  • Analyze Democratic Party’s position on reducing defense budget
  • Summarize the positions of the Democratic Party and the Republican Party on housing
  • Discuss Democrats plan to end homelessness in America
  • Explain the positions of Democrats and Republicans on rewarding big corporations with tax breaks
  • Summarize the positions of the Democratic Party and the Republican Party on abortion, LGBTQ+, and criminal justice reform

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire an official Certificate, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certificate is:

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