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This text presents a succinct and timely approach to the principles and practices of the American governmental system. Concentrating on the most significant issues necessary to understanding American government, this book is specifically structured to engage today's students through a concise, stimulating style that is free of ideological and political bias. Walter E. Volkomer wrote this book with the intent of producing a relatively short American government textbook that would provide all of the necessary details to give students a full understanding of the governmental system.
Table of Contents
|The Framework Of Government|
|Politics, Democracy, and the American People|
|From Colonialism to Constitutionalism|
|The Federal System|
|Politics And The American People|
|Public Opinion and the Mass Media|
|Political Parties and Interest Groups|
|Nominations and Elections|
|The Institutions Of Government|
|The Chief Executive|
|The Federal Bureaucracy|
|The Rights Of The Individual|
|What Government Does|
|The Declaration of Independence|
|The Articles of Confederation|
|The Constitution of the United States of America|
|Amendments to the Constitution|
|Presidents and Vice Presidents of the United States|
|The 2002 Presidential Election|
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