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The Resource American government 101 : from the continental Congress to the Iowa caucus, everything you need to know about U.S. politics, Kathleen Sears

American government 101 : from the continental Congress to the Iowa caucus, everything you need to know about U.S. politics, Kathleen Sears

Label
American government 101 : from the continental Congress to the Iowa caucus, everything you need to know about U.S. politics
Title
American government 101
Title remainder
from the continental Congress to the Iowa caucus, everything you need to know about U.S. politics
Statement of responsibility
Kathleen Sears
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Provides a hands-on lesson that keeps you engaged as you learn. From the backstory of the Constitution to the institution of the Electoral College, this primer is packed with hundreds of entertaining tidbits and concepts to help you learn about how the government of the United States actually works
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
320.473
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
JK275
LC item number
.S42 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Label
American government 101 : from the continental Congress to the Iowa caucus, everything you need to know about U.S. politics, Kathleen Sears
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Mayflower Compact and Colonial Government -- Rebellion and Revolution -- Articles of Confederation -- Writing the Constitution -- What's in the Constitution -- Amending the Constitution -- Freedom of Speech and Press -- Freedom to Bear Arms -- Separation of Church and State -- The House of Representatives -- The Senate -- Advise and Consent and Filibuster -- Congressional Duties and Responsibilities -- Making a Law -- Creating a Budget -- Budgetary Oversight -- The American President -- Presidential Duties -- Presidential Succession -- The Powers of the President -- Impeachment -- The First Lady -- The Vice President -- The Cabinet -- Executive Office of the President, Policy "Czars" and Nongovernmental Advisers -- The Supreme Court -- Judicial Review -- The Federal and State Judiciary -- Federal and State Courts -- Separation of Powers -- The Civil Service -- Security Agencies -- The Importance of Voting -- The Evolution of the Democratic Party -- The Evolution of the Republican Party -- Third-Party Candidates -- Selecting Candidates -- Election Day -- The Media and Government -- Money, Pork, and Influence -- The Lobbyists -- State Government -- The Powers of the Governor -- State Legislatures -- County Government -- City and Town Government
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
256 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781440598456
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2016013741
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)945029423
Label
American government 101 : from the continental Congress to the Iowa caucus, everything you need to know about U.S. politics, Kathleen Sears
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Mayflower Compact and Colonial Government -- Rebellion and Revolution -- Articles of Confederation -- Writing the Constitution -- What's in the Constitution -- Amending the Constitution -- Freedom of Speech and Press -- Freedom to Bear Arms -- Separation of Church and State -- The House of Representatives -- The Senate -- Advise and Consent and Filibuster -- Congressional Duties and Responsibilities -- Making a Law -- Creating a Budget -- Budgetary Oversight -- The American President -- Presidential Duties -- Presidential Succession -- The Powers of the President -- Impeachment -- The First Lady -- The Vice President -- The Cabinet -- Executive Office of the President, Policy "Czars" and Nongovernmental Advisers -- The Supreme Court -- Judicial Review -- The Federal and State Judiciary -- Federal and State Courts -- Separation of Powers -- The Civil Service -- Security Agencies -- The Importance of Voting -- The Evolution of the Democratic Party -- The Evolution of the Republican Party -- Third-Party Candidates -- Selecting Candidates -- Election Day -- The Media and Government -- Money, Pork, and Influence -- The Lobbyists -- State Government -- The Powers of the Governor -- State Legislatures -- County Government -- City and Town Government
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
256 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781440598456
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2016013741
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)945029423

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