Essentials of American Government: Continuity and Change, 2000 Election Update

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Longman Publishing, 2000 - Political Science - 480 pages
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O'Connor, Karen, Sabato, Larry, Essentials of American Government: Continuity and Change, 2000 Election Update, 4th Edition*\ Thoroughly updated through the 2000 Presidential election, this highly esteemed best-seller continues to provide readers with an extremely up-to-date and engaging introduction to American government. A highly praised writing style and illustration program make the book inviting and accessible. The book begins with why and how our government was formed, and then shows readers how change is a necessary process that keeps our political system vibrant and effective. Readers will see how every generation evaluates our government and makes it ever more responsive to the needs of the citizenry while maintaining the vision of the Founders. For those interested in American government.

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Contents

FOUNDATIONS OF GOVERNMENT
15
The Constitution
26
Federalism
54
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Dr. Sabato is an election analyst, a former Rhodes Scholar & Danforth fellow. He has appeared on dozens of nationally broadcast television shows, including "Nightline", "Face the Nation", "The Today Show", "Good Morning America", "48 Hours", "Larry King Live", & the "Jim Lehrer News Hour". He has served on many national & state commissions & is the recipient of more than two dozen major scholarships, grants & academic awards.

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