Keith Hughes
Facilitator of Learning Experiences

Keith Hughes teaches AP US Government and US History at McKinley High School in Buffalo, NY and is the face behind HipHughes History, part of PoliPop and the Maker Studios Network. He is also an adjunct professor of digital literacy at the Graduate School of Education at SUNY Buffalo. Hughes is best known for his expertise in producing educational videos, but his talents also extend to creating political concept cartoons, online quizzes, graphic organizers, music videos, and numerous other educational aids.

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Courses

  • 4
    4-part History course
    Federalism & Elections in the US
    A 4-part course with Keith Hughes
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    The United States may have a messy political system, but it is based on the vision of the founding fathers and a commitment to Federalism. Learn all about Federalism in this political science course!

  • 3
    3-part History course
    History of the US Constitution
    A 3-part course with Keith Hughes
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    The history of the United States is rich in tumult and triumph. Get a glimpse into a young country in this course on the Declaration of Independence, Constitutional Convention, and the Constitution!

Other Lessons by Keith Hughes

  • 17 min
    Political Science lesson
    Checks and Balances in US Government
    A lesson with Keith Hughes
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    Executive, Legislative, Judicial? Learn about the checks and balances laid out in the Constitution that serve to limit the power of each branch of government.

  • 14 min
    Political Science lesson
    The Executive Branch
    A lesson with Keith Hughes
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    In this lesson, Hip Hughes outlines the main components of Article II of the Constitution: the Presidency, and the checks and balances of the executive powers.

  • 6 min
    Political Science lesson
    The Filibuster and Congress
    A lesson with Keith Hughes
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    How does a law with majority support not end up getting passed? A filibuster, a type of parliamentary procedure, can obstruct legislation indefinitely.