The Basics of American Politics

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Longman, Aug 1, 1999 - Political Science - 274 pages
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Using the metaphor of politics as a game, this book provides students with a solic, nuts-and-bolts introduction to American government in a brief, accessible format.

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User Review  - C. Scott - Goodreads

A nice college-level primer on the function/dysfunction of American government. This book does a nice job of identifying the players and rules of the game in our democracy. My edition is a little ... Read full review

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User Review  - Angie - Goodreads

I liked this no-nonsense approach to the basics of the political machine. It provides some current applications of the text, and also provides examples of how the system doesn't necessarily abide by what our "forefathers" intended. Read full review

Contents

The Second Day of Class
15
Four Major Constitutional Principles
22
How Is the Constitution Changed?
29
Copyright

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