9780534631628

American Government And Politics Today, 2005-2006

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534631628

  • ISBN10:

    0534631622

  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/14/2004
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Part One: The American System. 1. The Democratic Republic. 2. The Constitution. Appendix: The Constitution of the United States of America. 3. Federalism. Part Two: Civil Rights and Liberties. 4. Civil Liberties. 5. Civil Rights. Part Three: People and Politics. 6. Public Opinion and Political Socialization. 7. Interest Groups. 8. Political Parties. 9. Campaigns, Nominations, and Elections. 10. The Media and Cyberpolitics. Part Four: Political Institutions. 11. The Congress. 12. The President. 13. The Bureaucracy. 14. The Courts. Part Five: Public Policy. 15. Domestic Policy. 16. Economic Policy. 17. Foreign Policy. Part Six: State and Local Politics. 18. State and Local Government.

Table of Contents

The American System
The Democratic Republic
The Constitution. Appendix: the Constitution of the United States of America
Federalism
Civil Rights and Liberties
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
People and Politics
Public Opinion and Political Socialization
Interest Groups
Political Parties
Campaigns, Nominations, and Elections
The Media and Cyberpolitics
Political Institutions
The Congress
The President
The Bureaucracy
The Courts
The Declaration of Independence
How to Read Case Citations and Find Court Decisions
Presidents of the United States
Federalist Papers No. 10, No. 51, and No. 78
Justices of the U.S. Supreme court since 1900
Party Control of Congress since 1900
Spanish Equivalents for Important Terms in American Government
Glossary
Index
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