After Watergate, many people withdrew from politics altogether. They turned instead to pop culture–easy to do in such a trend-laden, fad-happy decade. They listened to 8-track tapes of Jackson Browne, Olivia Newton-John, Donna Summer and Marvin Gaye. They made latch-hook rugs and macramé, took up racquetball and yoga, read “I’m OK, You’re OK” and “The Joy of Sex,” went to wife-swapping parties and smoked even more pot than they had in the 1960s. In general, by the end of the decade, many young people were using their hard-fought freedom to simply do as they pleased: to wear what they wanted, to grow their hair long, to have sex, to do drugs. Their liberation, in other words, was intensely personal.
When you are asked to take a political science class, you probably think that it is a waste of time and that it isn’t something that you will use in the real world. But political science helps you get a better understanding of how the government works and politics that are used in the government. As an American citizen this can help you understand why the government does what it does and why they don’t do other things. This understanding of the way things work will help you with voting and understanding bills that are passed in the government. Now that you know there is some importance to political science, I going to give you some general topics that you can use for you political science essay.