9780073379173

We The People

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073379173

  • ISBN10:

    0073379174

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/11/2012
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

Increase student performance, student engagement, and critical analysis skills with We the People. This program is available with GinA, an educational game in which students learn American Government by doing, as well as McGraw-Hill’s LearnSmart, an adaptive questioning tool proven to increase content comprehension and improve student results.

Unique to this program is a balanced, well-respected author who makes complex topics easy. Tom Patterson is a recognized voice in media who teaches at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. We the People’s strong authorship and market-leading digital products make this an ideal solution to course goals.

Table of Contents

Preface xvii | Supplements Package xxi | Acknowledgments xxii

    PART 1 Foundations

  1. Political Thinking and Political Culture: Becoming a Responsible Citizen
  2. Constitutional Democracy: Promoting Liberty and Self-Government
  3. Federalism: Forging a Nation
  4. Civil Liberties: Protecting Individual Rights
  5. Equal Rights: Struggling toward Fairness

    PART 2 Mass Politics

  6. Public Opinion and Political Socialization: Shaping the People’s Voice
  7. Political Participation: Activating the Popular Will
  8. Political Parties, Candidates, and Campaigns: Defining the Voter’s Choice
  9. Interest Groups: Organizing for Influence
  10. The News Media: Communicating Political Images

    PART 3 Governing Institutions

  11. Congress: Balancing National Goals and Local Interests
  12. The Presidency: Leading the Nation
  13. The Federal Bureaucracy: Administering the Government
  14. The Federal Judicial System: Applying the Law

    PART 4 Public Policy

  15. Economic and Environmental Policy: Contributing to Prosperity
  16. Welfare and Education Policy: Providing for Personal Security and Need
  17. Foreign Policy: Protecting the American Way
Appendixes
Glossary
Notes 
Credits 
Index 

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