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Master the fundamentals of American government with DEMOCRACY UNDER PRESSURE: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE AMERICAN POLITICAL SYSTEM, 2006 UPDATE! This political science text provides a realistic guide to American politics and institutions while discussing the way democracy responds to challenges from diverse constituencies or dramatic public events. Studying is made easy with student-friendly tools including bold-faced terms, bulleted chapter highlights, and an end-of-chapter list of key terms with page references.
Table of Contents
|The American Democracy|
|Government and the People|
|The Constitutional Framework|
|The Federal System|
|Civil Liberties and Citizenship|
|The Struggle for Equal Rights|
|Politics and People|
|The Media and Politics|
|Political Campaigns and Candidates|
|Voting Behavior and Elections|
|Government In Operation|
|Foreign Policy and National Security|
|Government and the Economy|
|Promoting the General Welfare|
|The American Community|
|State and Local Government|
|Appendices: The Declaration of Independence|
|The Constitution of the United States of America|
|Presidents of the United States|
|Selections from the Federalist Papers|
|Index Presidential Election Results, 1940-2004|
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