9780077597030

American Democracy Now Texas Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780077597030

  • ISBN10:

    0077597036

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/26/2012
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Address your American Government course needs of improved student performance, student engagement, and critical analysis skills with American Democracy Now, Texas Edition, 3e. Now available with GinA, a game in which students learn about American Government by doing, as well as McGraw-Hill's LearnSmart, an adaptive questioning tool proven to increase content comprehension and improve student results. Advance students' critical thinking through our Politics in Practicewhich develop analysis skills through the examination of maps, primary sources and the completion of a written argument. Unique to American Democracy Now, this student-friendly text focuses on where students are now. American Democracy Now's student-centered approach coupled with the unsurpassed digital resources and tools make this an ideal solution to American Government course goals.

Table of Contents

PART I: FOUNDATIONS OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY

Chapter 1: People, Politics, and Participation

Chapter 2: The ConstitutionThe Constitution of the United States of America

Chapter 3: Federalism

PART II: FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES

Chapter 4: Civil Liberties

Chapter 5: Civil Rights

PART III: LINKAGES BETWEEN THE PEOPLE AND GOVERNMENT

Chapter 6: Political Socialization and Public Opinion

Chapter 7: Interest Groups

Chapter 8: Political Parties

Chapter 9: Elections, Campaigns, and Voting

Chapter 10: The Media

PART IV: INSTITUTIONS OF GOVERNMENT

Chapter 11: Politics and Technology

Chapter 12: Congress

Chapter 13: The Presidency

Chapter 14: The Bureaucracy

Chapter 15: The Judiciary

PART V: PUBLIC POLICY

Chapter 16: Economic Policy

Chapter 17: Domestic Policy

Chapter 18: Foreign Policy and National Security

PART VI: TEXAS POLITICS

Chapter 19: Introduction to Texas Government

Chapter 20: The State Constitution

Chapter 21: Participation and Interest Groups in Texas Politics

Chapter 22: Political Parties and Elections in Texas

Chapter 23: The Texas Legislature

Chapter 24: The Office of the Governor and State Agencies in Texas

Chapter 25: The Court System in Texas

Chapter 26: Public Policy in Texas

Chapter 27: Local Governments in Texas

Appendixes

A: The Declaration of Independence

B: Federalist No. 10

C: Federalist No. 51

D: The Declaration of Sentiments

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a deep look into the great states. gives great information on how democracy in america came to be.
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