American Government

American Government

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An introduction to the American government which looks at the framework of government, political parties, elections, public opinion, interest groups and voting patterns, the institutions of government, and civil rights and liberties.show more

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  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 200.66 x 231.14 x 17.78mm | 657.71g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 6th edition
  • 0130288616
  • 9780130288615

Table of contents

I. THE FRAMEWORK OF GOVERNMENT. 1. Politics, Democracy, and the American People. 2. From Colonialism to Constitutionalism. 3. The Federal System. II. POLITICS AND THE AMERICAN PUBLIC. 4. Public Opinion, Mass Media, and Voting. 5. Political Parties and Interest Groups. 6. Nominations and Elections. III. THE INSTITUTIONS OF GOVERNMENT. 7. Congress. 8. The Presidency. 9. The Federal Bureaucracy. 10. The Judiciary. IV. THE RIGHTS OF THE INDIVIDUAL. 11. Civil Liberties. 12. Civil Rights. Appendix A. The Declaration of Independence. Appendix B: The Articles of Confederation. Appendix C: The Antifederalists: Selected Writings. Appendix D: The Federalist Papers: Nos. 10 and 51. Appendix E: The Constitution of the United States of America and Amendments to the Constitution. Glossary. Index.show more

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