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American Government: Continuity and Change, 2004 Alternate Edition Election Update

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9780321298591

ISBN10:
0321298594
Format:
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2005
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Longman

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Summary

With complete updated coverage of the 2004 elections, this alternate edition of the election update of the number one book in American government continues to provide the most current and engaging introduction available for the course without the policy chapters.Written in the belief that we must first understand how American government and politics have developed in order to fully understand the issues facing our nation today, O'Connor and Sabato offer a historical perspective and bring the story of our system right up to the present with an abundance of current and student-relevant examples.

Table of Contents

Preface xxiii
Analyzing Visuals: A Brief Guide xxxvii
PART I FOUNDATIONS OF GOVERNMENT
The Political Landscape
1(34)
The Roots of American Government: Where Did the Ideas Come From?
3(7)
From Aristotle to the Enlightenment
3(1)
A Growing Idea: Popular Consent
3(2)
Roots of Government: The Philosophies of Thomas Hobbes and John Locke
5(1)
Devising a National Government
5(1)
The Theory of Democratic Government
6(1)
Why a Capitalist System?
6(1)
Politics Now: The Internet and Our Changing Society
7(1)
Other Economic Systems
8(2)
Characteristics of American Democracy
10(2)
Popular Consent
10(1)
Popular Sovereignty
10(1)
Majority Rule
11(1)
Individualism
11(1)
Equality
11(1)
Personal Liberty
12(1)
Civil Society
12(1)
The Changing Political Culture and Characteristics of the American People
12(12)
Changing Size and Population
13(1)
Changing Demographics of the U.S. Population
14(3)
Analyzing Visuals: Changing Age Composition of the United States
17(1)
Implications of These Changes
18(2)
Join the Debate: How Does America's Pluralism Affect Our Core Values?
20(2)
The Ideology of the American Public
22(1)
Problems with Political Labels
23(1)
Political Culture and Views of Government
24(7)
High Expectations
25(1)
A Missing Appreciation of the Good
26(1)
Mistrust of Politicians
27(1)
Voter Apathy
27(1)
Global Politics: The United States in Comparative Context
28(1)
Redefining Our Expectations
29(1)
Analyzing Visuals: Voter Turnout: A Generally Apathetic Electorate?
30(1)
Continuity & Change The Face of America
31(1)
Summary
31(1)
Key Terms
32(1)
Selected Readings
32(1)
Notes
32(3)
The Constitution
35(34)
The Origins of a New Nation
36(4)
Trade and Taxation
37(1)
First Steps Toward Independence
38(1)
The First Continental Congress
39(1)
The Second Continental Congress
39(1)
The Declaration of Independence
40(2)
A Theoretical Basis for a New Government
40(2)
The First Attempt at Government: The Articles of Confederation
42(2)
Problems Under the Articles of Confederation
42(2)
The Miracle at Philadelphia: Writing a Constitution
44(5)
The Framers
44(1)
The Virginia and New Jersey Plans
45(1)
Analyzing Visuals: Who Were the Framers?
46(1)
Constitutional Compromises
47(1)
Unfinished Business
48(1)
Politics Now: Abolishing the Electoral College?
49(1)
The U.S. Constitution
49(6)
The Basic Principles of the Constitution
50(2)
The Articles of the Constitution
52(3)
The Drive for Ratification
55(3)
Federalists Versus Anti-Federalists
55(3)
Formal Methods of Amending the Constitution
58(3)
On Campus: A Student's Revenge: The Twenty-Seventh (Madison) Amendment
59(1)
The Amendment Process
60(1)
Informal Methods of Amending the Constitution
61(3)
Judicial Interpretation
61(1)
Global Politics: Comparing Constitutions
62(1)
Analyzing Visuals: Why Did the Framers Write the Constitution as They Did?
63(1)
Social, Cultural, and Legal Change
63(1)
Continuity & Change Counting Americans
64(2)
Summary
66(1)
Key Terms
66(1)
Selected Readings
66(1)
Notes
67(2)
Federalism
69(34)
The Roots of the Federal System
71(2)
The Powers of Government in the Federal System
73(3)
Denied Powers
74(1)
Guarantees to the States
74(1)
Relations Among the States
75(1)
The Evolution and Development of Federalism
76(16)
Early Pronouncements on Federalism
77(1)
Dual Federalism
78(1)
The Civil War and Beyond
78(2)
Roots of Government: Dred Scott
80(1)
The Sixteenth and Seventeenth Amendments
80(1)
Cooperative Federalism
81(2)
Analyzing Visuals: Federal Grant-in-Aid Outlays, 1940--2005
83(1)
On Campus: Do You Have ID? Setting a National Alcohol Policy
84(1)
Creative Federalism
85(1)
The Reagan Revolution
85(1)
The Devolution Revolution
86(2)
Join the Debate: Should the Federal Government Preempt State Laws?
88(4)
Federalism and the Supreme Court
92(7)
Global Politics: Federalism in Comparative Perspective
93(1)
The Devolution Revolution and the Court
93(2)
Analyzing Visuals: State-by-State Report Card on Access to Abortion
95(2)
Politics Now: Marriage in the Federal System
97(1)
On Campus: Legislating Against Violence Against Women: A Casualty of the Devolution Revolution?
98(1)
Continuity & Change Taxing Sales on the Internet
99(1)
Summary
99(1)
Key Terms
100(1)
Selected Readings
100(1)
Notes
101(2)
State and Local Government
103(36)
The Evolution of State and Local Governments
104(3)
Roots of Government: Baker v. Carr (1962)
105(2)
Grassroots Power and Politics
107(1)
State Governments
108(15)
State Constitutions
108(2)
Governors
110(3)
State Legislatures
113(2)
State Courts
115(1)
Politics Now: Graduated Driver Licensing Elections
116(4)
Analyzing Visuals: Patterns of Party Competition in State Legislatures
120(1)
Direct Democracy
121(1)
On Campus: College Towns and Binge Drinking
122(1)
Local Governments
123(7)
Charters
123(1)
Types of Local Governments
124(2)
Join the Debate: Should Private Organizations Manage Public Schools Not Meeting Academic Goals?
126(2)
Executives and Legislatures
128(1)
Global Politics: Local and Provincial Politics in Comparative Perspective
129(1)
Relations with Indian Nations
130(2)
Finances
132(3)
Analyzing Visuals: State and Local Tax Burdens
134(1)
Continuity & Change Rediscovery of Grassroots Governance
135(1)
Summary
135(1)
Key Terms
136(1)
Selected Readings
136(1)
Notes
137(2)
Civil Liberties
139(42)
The First Constitutional Amendments: The Bill of Rights
141(4)
The Incorporation Doctrine: The Bill of Rights Made Applicable to the States
142(1)
Selective Incorporation and Fundamental Freedoms
143(2)
First Amendment Guarantees: Freedom of Religion
145(5)
The Establishment Clause
145(2)
Roots of Government: The American Civil Liberties Union
147(1)
The Free Exercise Clause
148(1)
Global Politics: Religious Freedom
149(1)
First Amendment Guarantees: Freedom of Speech and Press
150(8)
Politics Now: Civil Liberties and the Bush Administration
151(1)
Attempts to Limit Speech
151(3)
Analyzing Visuals: The Attorney General and the Spirit of Justice
154(2)
What Types of Speech Are Protected?
156(1)
On Campus: Political Speech and Mandatory Student Fees
157(1)
The Second Amendment: The Right to Keep and Bear Arms
158(2)
The Rights of Criminal Defendants
160(11)
The Fourth Amendment and Searches and Seizures
160(3)
The Fifth Amendment and Self-Incrimination
163(1)
The Fourth and Fifth Amendments and the Exclusionary Rule
164(1)
The Sixth Amendment and the Right to Counsel
164(1)
The Sixth Amendment and Jury Trials
165(1)
The Eighth Amendment and Cruel and Unusual Punishment
166(2)
Join the Debate: Do ``Three Strikes'' Laws Abridge Civil Liberties?
168(2)
Analyzing Visuals: Capital Punishment in the United States
170(1)
The Right to Privacy
171(4)
Birth Control
171(1)
Abortion
172(2)
Homosexuality
174(1)
The Right to Die
175(1)
Continuity & Change Conceptions of Civil Liberties
175(1)
Summary
176(1)
Key Terms
177(1)
Selected Readings
177(1)
Notes
178(3)
Civil Rights
181(40)
Slavery, Abolition, and Winning the Right to Vote, 1800--1890
183(5)
Slavery and Congress
183(1)
The Abolitionist Movement: The First Civil Rights Movement
184(1)
The Civil War and Its Aftermath: Civil Rights Laws and Constitutional Amendments
185(1)
Civil Rights and the Supreme Court
186(2)
The Push for Equality, 1890--1954
188(6)
The Founding of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
189(1)
Key Women's Groups
190(1)
Litigating for Equality
191(3)
The Civil Rights Movement
194(13)
School Desegregation After Brown
194(1)
A New Move for African American Rights
195(1)
Formation of New Groups
195(1)
Analyzing Visuals: Police Confront Civil Rights Demonstrators in Birmingham
196(1)
The Civil Rights Act of 1964
197(2)
The Impact of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
199(3)
The Equal Protection Clause and Constitutional Standards of Review
202(2)
Politics Now: Time for the Equal Rights Amendment?
204(2)
Analyzing Visuals: Sexual Harassment Filings, Fiscal Years 1990--2001
206(1)
Other Groups Mobilize for Rights
207(9)
Hispanic Americans
208(1)
Global Politics: Immigration and Civil Rights
209(1)
Join the Debate: Should Washington, D.C., Residents Have a Vote in Congress?
210(2)
Native Americans
212(2)
Gays and Lesbians
214(1)
Disabled Americans
215(1)
Continuity & Change Race in America: Affirmative Action
216(1)
Summary
217(1)
Key Terms
218(1)
Selected Readings
218(1)
Notes
218(3)
PART II INSTITUTIONS OF GOVERNMENT
Congress
221(48)
The Roots of the Legislative Branch
223(1)
The Constitution and the Legislative Branch of Government
223(3)
Apportionment and Redistricting
224(1)
Constitutional Powers of Congress
224(2)
The Members of Congress
226(9)
Running for Office and Staying in Office
228(1)
Analyzing Visuals: Approval Ratings of Congress and District Representatives
229(1)
Term Limits
229(1)
What Does Congress Look Like?
230(1)
The Representational Role of Members of Congress
231(1)
Global Politics: Electoral Rules Around the World
232(2)
Politics Now: It's a New Congress: To the Defeated Go the Pink Slips
234(1)
How Congress Is Organized
235(11)
The House of Representatives
235(3)
The Senate
238(1)
Roots of Government: Life on the Floor and in the Halls of Congress
239(1)
The Role of Political Parties in Organizing Congress
240(2)
The Committee System
242(4)
The Law-making Function of Congress
246(7)
How a Bill Becomes a Law: The Textbook Version
246(1)
Analyzing Visuals: Gun Control Legislation Following Publicized Shootings Since 1968
247(3)
How a Bill Really Becomes a Law: The China Trade Act of 2000
250(3)
How Members Make Decisions
253(3)
Constituents
253(1)
Colleagues
254(1)
Party
254(1)
Caucuses
255(1)
Interest Groups and Lobbyists
255(1)
Political Action Committees
255(1)
Staff and Support Agencies
256(1)
Congress and the President
256(8)
The Shifting Balance of Power
257(1)
Congressional Oversight of the Executive Branch
257(1)
Join the Debate: Should Congress Allow Presidents to Control Terms of Trade?
258(6)
Continuity & Change Representatives---In or Out of Touch?
264(1)
Summary
264(1)
Key Terms
265(1)
Selected Readings
265(1)
Notes
266(3)
The Presidency
269(46)
The Roots of the Office of President of the United States
271(7)
The Constitutional Convention
271(5)
The Vice President
276(2)
The Constitutional Powers of the President
278(7)
The Appointment Power
278(2)
The Power to Convene Congress
280(1)
The Power to Make Treaties
280(1)
Veto Power
281(2)
The Power to Preside over the Military as Commander in Chief
283(1)
The Pardoning Power
284(1)
The Development of Presidential Power
285(5)
The First Three Presidents
286(1)
Congressional Triumph: 1804--1933
287(1)
The Growth of the Modern Presidency
288(2)
The Presidential Establishment
290(4)
The Cabinet
290(1)
The First Lady
291(1)
The Executive Office of the President (EOP)
292(1)
The White House Staff
293(1)
The Role of the President in the Legislative Process: The President as Policy Maker
294(10)
Presidential Involvement in the Budgetary Process
296(1)
Politics Now: What a Difference a President Makes
297(1)
Ruling Through Regulation
298(1)
Winning Support for Programs
299(1)
Join the Debate: Should Presidents Have the Power to Restrict Access to the Official Papers of Previous Administrations?
300(4)
Analyzing Visuals: Barber's Presidential Personalities
304(1)
The President and Public Opinion
304(6)
Going Public
305(1)
Presidential Approval Ratings
306(1)
Analyzing Visuals: Presidential Approval Ratings Since 1938
307(1)
Global Politics: The Presidency in Comparative Perspective
308(2)
Continuity & Change A Woman President?
310(1)
Summary
310(1)
Key Terms
311(1)
Selected Readings
311(1)
Notes
312(3)
The Executive Branch and the Federal Bureaucracy
315(32)
The Roots and Development of the Executive Branch and the Federal Bureaucracy
317(6)
The Civil War and Its Aftermath
318(1)
From Spoils to Merit
318(1)
Analyzing Visuals: Number of Federal Employees in the Executive Branch, 1900--2001
319(1)
National Efforts to Regulate the Economy
320(1)
What Should Government Do?
321(2)
The Modern Bureaucracy
323(9)
Who Are Bureaucrats?
323(3)
Formal Organization
326(1)
Analyzing Visuals: Characteristics and Rank Distribution of Federal Civilian Employees
327(4)
Politics and Government Workers
331(1)
Policy Making
332(5)
Iron Triangles and Issue Networks
332(2)
Politics Now: E-Government
334(2)
Administrative Discretion
336(1)
Making Agencies Accountable
337(6)
Executive Control
338(1)
On Campus: Enforcing Gender Equity in College Athletics
339(1)
Congressional Control
340(2)
Global Politics: Bureaucrats in Other Countries
342(1)
Judicial Control
342(1)
Continuity & Change Technology and the Bureaucracy
343(1)
Summary
344(1)
Key Terms
344(1)
Selected Readings
344(1)
Notes
345(2)
The Judiciary
347(50)
The Constitution and the Creation of the National Judiciary
349(2)
The Judiciary Act of 1789 and the Creation of the Federal Judicial System
351(4)
The Marshall Court (1801--1835)
353(1)
Asserting Judicial Review: Marbury v. Madison
353(1)
Roots of Government: John Marshall
354(1)
The American Legal System
355(2)
Jurisdiction
355(1)
Criminal and Civil Law
355(2)
The Federal Court System
357(4)
District Courts
357(2)
The Courts of Appeals
359(2)
The Supreme Court
361(1)
How Federal Court Judges Are Selected
361(10)
Who Are Federal Judges?
364(1)
Appointments to the U.S. Supreme Court
365(1)
Analyzing Visuals: Race/Ethnicity and Gender of District Court Appointees
366(1)
Nomination Criteria
367(1)
The Supreme Court Confirmation Process
368(3)
The Supreme Court Today
371(10)
Deciding to Hear a Case
372(1)
The Supreme Court's Jurisdiction
373(2)
How Does a Case Survive the Process?
375(2)
Starting the Case
377(4)
How the Justices Vote
381(7)
Legal Factors
381(1)
Politics Now: Educating or Lobbying?
382(1)
Extra-Legal Factors
383(1)
Join the Debate: Should the Senate Rein In Judicial Activism?
384(4)
Judicial Policy Making and Implementation
388(4)
Policy Making
388(1)
Implementing Court Decisions
389(1)
Analyzing Visuals: The Supreme Court and the 2000 Presidential Election
390(1)
Global Politics: The Powers of the Courts
391(1)
Continuity & Change Participation in the Judicial Process
392(1)
Summary
393(1)
Key Terms
393(1)
Selected Readings
393(1)
Notes
394(3)
PART III POLITICAL BEHAVIOR
Public Opinion and Political Socialization
397(38)
What Is Public Opinion?
399(1)
Early Efforts to Influence and Measure Public Opinion
400(4)
Early Efforts to Measure Public Opinion
401(3)
Politics Now: Polling: When the Numbers Don't Add Up
404(1)
Political Socialization and Other Factors That Influence Opinion Formation
404(12)
The Family
405(1)
School and Peers
405(2)
The Mass Media
407(1)
Social Groups
408(3)
Analyzing Visuals: Racial and Ethnic Attitudes on Selected Issues
411(1)
Analyzing Visuals: Gender Differences on Political Issues
412(2)
The Impact of Events
414(1)
Political Ideology and Public Opinion About Government
415(1)
How We Form Political Opinions
416(2)
Personal Benefits
416(1)
Political Knowledge
416(2)
Cues from Leaders
418(1)
How We Measure Public Opinion
418(10)
Traditional Public Opinion Polls
419(3)
Political Polls
422(1)
Shortcomings of Polling
423(2)
Global Politics: Public Opinion on Threats to Personal Safety
425(1)
Join the Debate: Should Political and Legislative Strategies Be Driven by Public Opinion?
426(2)
How Polling and Public Opinion Affect Politicians, Politics, and Policy
428(1)
Continuity & Change Election Forecasting
429(1)
Summary
430(1)
Key Terms
430(1)
Selected Readings
430(1)
Notes
431(4)
Political Parties
435(54)
What Is a Political Party?
436(2)
The Evolution of American Party Democracy
438(7)
The Early Parties Fade
438(2)
Democrats and Republicans: The Golden Age
440(1)
The Modern Era Versus the Golden Age
441(1)
Is the Party Over?
441(1)
Roots of Government: Plunkitt of Tammany Hall
442(2)
The Parties Endure
444(1)
The Roles of the American Parties
445(4)
Mobilizing Support and Gathering Power
445(1)
A Force for Stability and Moderation
445(1)
Unity, Linkage, and Accountability
446(1)
The Electioneering Function
447(1)
Party as a Voting and Issue Cue
447(1)
Policy Formulation and Promotion
447(2)
The Basic Structure of American Political Parties
449(4)
National Committees
449(1)
Leadership
450(1)
National Conventions
451(1)
States and Localities
451(1)
Informal Groups
452(1)
The Party in Government
453(12)
The Congressional Party
453(3)
The Presidential Party
456(1)
Analyzing Visuals: Parties and the Presidency
457(1)
Join the Debate: Should Members of Congress Be Allowed to Switch Party Affiliation in the Middle of a Term?
458(4)
The Parties and the Judiciary
462(1)
The Parties and State Governments
463(2)
The Modern Transformation of Party Organization
465(5)
Republican Party Strengths
465(2)
Party Reliance on Money and Technology
467(1)
Democratic Party Gains
468(1)
Analyzing Visuals: Political Party Finances, 1978--2004
469(1)
The Party in the Electorate
470(6)
Party Identification
470(2)
Declining Loyalty?
472(1)
Politics Now: The Move Toward the Center
473(1)
Group Affiliations
474(2)
One-Partyism and Third-Partyism
476(7)
Minor Parties: Third-Partyism
477(3)
Why Third Parties Tend to Remain Minor
480(2)
Global Politics: Political Parties in Comparative Perspective
482(1)
Continuity & Change the Decline of the Reform Party and the Rise of the Greens
483(1)
Summary
483(1)
Key Terms
484(1)
Selected Readings
484(1)
Notes
485(4)
Voting and Elections
489(50)
The Purposes Served by Elections
491(3)
Different Kinds of Elections
494(2)
Primary Elections
494(1)
General Elections
494(1)
Initiative, Referendum, and Recall
495(1)
Presidential Elections
496(14)
Primaries Versus Caucuses
497(2)
The Party Conventions
499(4)
The Electoral College: How Presidents Are Elected
503(1)
The Electoral College in the Nineteenth Century
504(1)
The Electoral College in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries
505(2)
Patterns of Presidential Elections
507(3)
Congressional Elections
510(9)
The Incumbency Advantage
510(1)
Politics Now: Senate Race Steals Spotlight
511(1)
Redistricting, Scandals, and Coattails
511(4)
Midterm Congressional Elections
515(1)
Analyzing Visuals: Congressional Election Results, 1948--2004
516(1)
The 2002 Midterm Elections
516(2)
Analyzing Visuals: Voter Turnout in Presidential and Midterm Elections
518(1)
Voting Behavior
519(13)
Patterns in Voter Turnout
519(4)
Why Is Voter Turnout So Low?
523(2)
How Can the United States Improve Voter Turnout?
525(1)
Global Politics: Voter Turnout Around the World
526(1)
Does Low Voter Turnout Matter?
527(2)
Patterns in Vote Choice
529(2)
Ticket-Splitting
531(1)
Reforming the Electoral Process
532(1)
Continuity & Change Election Technology---Past, Present, Future
533(1)
Summary
534(1)
Key Terms
535(1)
Selected Readings
535(1)
Notes
536(3)
The Campaign Process
539(44)
The Structure of a Campaign
540(7)
The Nomination Campaign
541(1)
The General Election Campaign
542(1)
The Personal Campaign
543(1)
The Organizational Campaign
543(2)
The Media Campaign
545(1)
Roots of Government: The Television Advertising Campaign of 1952
546(1)
Politics Now: High-Tech Campaigning: The Changing Nature of Running for Office
547(1)
The Candidate or the Campaign: Which Do We Vote For?
547(2)
The Campaign and the News Media
549(3)
Analyzing Visuals: Playing for all the Marbles
551(1)
Campaign Finance
552(10)
Sources of Political Contributions
553(4)
The Internet
557(1)
Analyzing Visuals: Campaign for the Senate, 2004
558(1)
Are PACs Good or Bad for the Process?
559(1)
Future Campaign Finance
560(2)
Bringing It Together: The 2004 Presidential Campaign and Elections
562(16)
The Party Nomination Battle
563(1)
The Third Force
564(1)
Global Politics: American and Parliamentary Campaigns in Comparison
565(1)
Democratic Convention
565(3)
Republican Convention
568(2)
The Presidential Debates
570(2)
The Fall Campaign and General Election
572(1)
On Campus: Presidential Debates: Coming to a Campus Near You?
573(1)
Election Results
573(2)
Turnout in the 2004 Election
575(3)
Continuity & Change Campaign Ethics in American Politics
578(1)
Summary
579(1)
Key Terms
579(1)
Selected Readings
579(2)
Notes
581(2)
The News Media
583(36)
The American Press of Yesteryear
584(3)
The Contemporary Media Scene
587(5)
Analyzing Visuals: Circulation of Daily Newspapers, 1850--2003
589(3)
How the Media Cover Politicians and Government
592(9)
Covering the Presidency
592(2)
Covering Congress
594(1)
Covering the Courts
595(1)
Watergate and the Era of Investigative Journalism
596(1)
The Post-Watergate Era
596(2)
Roots of Government: The Presidency in the Television Age
598(3)
The Media's Influence on the Public
601(2)
The Public's Perception of the Media
603(2)
How Politicians Use the Media
605(2)
Government Regulation of the Electronic Media
607(7)
Content Regulation
608(1)
Censorship
609(1)
Global Politics: Media Freedom
610(1)
Politics Now: The Media's Reaction to September 11
611(1)
Join the Debate: Is the Bush Administration Keeping Too Many Secrets About the War on Terrorism?
612(2)
Continuity & Change How TV Transformed Our Politics
614(1)
Summary
615(1)
Key Terms
616(1)
Selected Readings
616(1)
Notes
616(3)
Interest Groups
619(57)
What Are Interest Groups?
621(3)
Multi-Issue Versus Single-Issue Interest Groups
622(1)
Kinds of Organized Interests
623(1)
The Roots and Development of American Interest Groups
624(8)
National Groups Emerge (1830--1889)
625(1)
The Progressive Era (1890--1920)
626(1)
The Rise of the Interest Group State
627(5)
What Do Interest Groups Do?
632(15)
Global Politics: Non-Profit Organizations in Comparative Context
634(1)
Lobbying
634(2)
Roots of Government: Pressure Politics of the Past
636(2)
Join the Debate: Can Interest Group Competition Balance Public Policy Making?
638(4)
Analyzing Visuals: Top Lobbying Expenditures
642(2)
Election Activities
644(1)
Politics Now: The March for Women's Lives
645(2)
Analyzing Visuals: Interest Group Ratings of Selected Members of Congress
647(1)
What Makes an Interest Group Successful?
647(3)
Continuity & Change A Balancing Act?
650(1)
Summary
651(1)
Key Terms
651(1)
Selected Readings
652(1)
Notes
652(3)
Appendices
I The Declaration of Independence
655(3)
II The Constitution of the United States of America
658(9)
III Federalist No. 10
667(3)
IV Federalist No. 51
670(3)
V Presidents, Congresses, and Chief Justices: 1789--2004
673(3)
Selected Supreme Court Cases 676(6)
Glossary 682(9)
Index 691


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