American Government: The Political Game
Looks at the system of American government, using the analogy of a game or drama. The major topics discussed include: The Bill of Rights; protecting the players; understanding civil rights and Liberties; the media; the electoral game; and the presidency.
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chapter I The Game of American Politics
The American Constitution
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