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AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY, TEXAS EDITION, 2011-2012 encourages students to experience the excitement that comes with being an engaged and informed citizen and provides tools for getting involved and stories of real young people who have made a difference and impacted our political system. Schmidt's streamlined presentation of content helps students stay focused on what is most important. In addition, Questions to Consider, which appear in the chapter opener to help students target their reading, are now revisited in the chapter summary. The addition of Texas authors Maxwell, Crain and Santos, as well as ten more chapters to the Table of Contents, offers substantial coverage of Texas politics.
Table of Contents
|The American System|
|The Democratic Republic|
|Civil Rights and Civil Liberties|
|People and Politics|
|Public Opinion and Political Socialization|
|Voting and Elections|
|Campaigning for Office|
|The Media and Cyberpolitics|
|Foreign Policy and National Security|
|Texas History and Culture|
|The Texas Constitution|
|Texas Interest Groups|
|Political Parties in Texas|
|Voting and Elections in Texas|
|The Texas Legislature|
|The Texas Executive Branch|
|The Texas Judiciary, Law, and Due Process|
|Texas Public Policy|
|The Declaration of Independence|
|How to Read Case Citations and Find Court Decisions|
|Federalist Papers Nos. 10, 51, and 78|
|Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court, 1900 to the Present|
|Party Control of Congress, 1900 to the Present|
|Spanish Equivalents for Important Terms in American Government|
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