Understanding American Government: The Essentials
Cengage Learning, Feb 1, 2008 - Political Science - 608 pages
UNDERSTANDING AMERICAN GOVERNMENT: THE ESSENTIALS is a streamlined and highly accessible new text that offers a comprehensive introduction to American government in a condensed, affordable edition designed for today's busy students and instructors. Based on the popular award-winning UNDERSTANDING AMERICAN GOVERNMENT--now in its 11th edition--the text incorporates the same proven methodology; powerful teaching tools; and detailed, up-to-date research within a focused framework likely to appeal to even the most reluctant readers. In this lively, enjoyable text, exploration of important current issues such as diversity and minority rights complements effective coverage of the basic history, institutions, and processes of American government.
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The Constitution and Federalism
The Declaration of Independence
Constitution of the United States of America
Federalist Paper 10
Federalist Paper 51
Abraham Lincolns Gettysburg Address
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