Understanding American Government, Alternate Edition

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  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/27/2009
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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A fascinating, provocative read, UNDERSTANDING AMERICAN GOVERNMENT, ALTERNATE EDITION, gives you an inside look at the American political system and how the government works. You'll read about 2008 election controversies, ethical choices, diversity issues, and more?all important information that you will need throughout your life as an involved voter and citizen.

Table of Contents

The American System
The American People
The Constitution
Links between People and Government
Public Opinion
News Media
Interest Groups
Political Parties
Money and Politics
The Presidency
The Bureaucracy
The Judiciary
Civil Liberties and Rights
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
The Declaration of Independence
The Constitution of the United States of America
Federalist Paper 10
Federalist Paper 51
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