9780077597085

Connect American Government with Learnsmart 1 Semester Access Card for American Democracy Now

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  • ISBN13:

    9780077597085

  • ISBN10:

    0077597087

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: eBook
  • Copyright: 11/7/2012
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

Connect American Government is a web-based assignment and assessment platform that features a number of powerful tools that make managing assignments easier for instructors and learning and studying more engaging and efficient for students. An adaptive learning system helps students to better focus their studying by guiding them through the relevant material. A rich database of assignable and assessable activities, each attached to a learning objective, address a wide variety of student and instructor needs. Instructors can deliver assignments and tests easily online, and students can practice skills that fulfill learning objectives at their own pace and on their own schedule.

New to Connect American Government: Politics in Practice is an interactive critical thinking activity which develops analysis skills through the examination of maps, primary sources and the completion of a written argument.

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

Appendixes

A: The Declaration of Independence

B: Federalist No. 10

C: Federalist No. 51

D: The Declaration of Sentiments

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