American Government

American Government

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Prentice Hall's exclusive Companion Website that accompanies American Government, Ninth Edition offers unique tools and support that make it easy for students and instructors to integrate this online study guide with the text. The site is a comprehensive resource that is organized according to the chapters within the text and features a variety of learning and teaching modules:FOR STUDENTS: Study Guide Modules contain a variety of exercises and features designed to help students with self-study including multiple choice, fill in the blank, true/false, and essay practice tests. Students also have access to a wealth of material that helps them research and write papers for their political science classes, find internships and careers in political science, and locate their own state's web resources. Survey Module allows students to see how their political opinions stack up against others across the county. Reference Modules include features such as Election 2000, Connect with Politics, Documents on Line, and Net Search options that provide the opportunity to quickly reach information on the Web that relates to the content in the text. Communication Modules include tools such as Live chat and Message Boards to facilitate online collaboration and communication. Personalization Modules include our enhanced Help feature that contains a text page for browsers and plug-ins. FOR INSTRUCTORS: Faculty Resources give faculty the ability to download art from the book for creating Power Point slides in addition to Lecture notes and strategies for teaching American government. Syllabus Manager tool provides an easy-to-follow process for creating, posting, and revising a syllabus online that is accessible from any point within the Companion Website . This resource allows instructors and students to communicate both inside and outside of the classroom at the click of a button. The Companion Website makes integrating the Internet into your course exciting and easy. Join us online at the address above and enter a new world of teaching and learning possibilities and opportunities.show more

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  • Spiral bound | 457 pages
  • 182.88 x 228.6 x 22.86mm | 793.78g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 9th edition
  • 0130882410
  • 9780130882417

Table of contents

I. The Framework of the Government 1. Politics, Democracy, and the American People. 2. From Colonialism to Constitutionalism. 3. The Federal System. II. Politics and the American People 4. Public Opinion and the Mass Media. 5. Political Parties and Interest Groups. 6. Nominations and Elections. III. The Institutions of Government 7. Congress. 8. The Chief Executive. 9. The Federal Bureaucracy. 10. The Judiciary. IV. The Rights of the Individual 11. Civil Liberties. 12. Civil Rights. V. Public Policy. 13. Social and Domestic Policy. 14. Foreign and Defense Policy. Appendixes Appendix A: The Declaration of Independence. Appendix B: The Articles of Confederation. Appendix C: The Antifederalists. Appendix D: The Federalist. Appendix E: The Constitution of the United States of America. Appendix F: Amendments to the Constitution. Appendix G: Presidents and Vice Presidents of the United States. Glossary. Index.show more

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