American Civics / Edition 98

American Civics / Edition 98

by William H. Hartley, W. S. (Eds.) Vincent, W. H. Hartley, William S. Vincent
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0030506441

ISBN-13: 9780030506444

Pub. Date: 01/01/1998

Publisher: Harcourt College Publishers

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ISBN-13:
9780030506444
Publisher:
Harcourt College Publishers
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
606
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1 A Tradition of Democracy 1(67)
We the People
2(18)
Civics in Our Lives
3(4)
Who Are U. S. Citizens?
7(4)
Global Connections: The Americas
7(4)
The American People Today
11(9)
Citizenship in Action: Feeding the Hungry
12(6)
Developing Civics Skills: Using Your Textbook
18(1)
Chapter 1 Review
19(1)
Foundations of Government
20(16)
Why Americans Have Governments
21(3)
The First American Government
24(4)
A New Constitution
28(8)
American Biography: James Madison
29(5)
Developing Civics Skills: Learning from Pictures
34(1)
Chapter 2 Review
35(1)
The U. S. Constitution
36(14)
Ideals of the Constitution
37(4)
The Three Branches of Government
41(2)
A Flexible Document
43(7)
Case Study: Watergate
44(4)
Developing Civics Skills: Reading Flowcharts
48(1)
Chapter 3 Review
49(1)
Rights and Responsibilities
50(18)
The Bill of Rights
51(7)
Case Study: Gallaudet University
54(4)
Guaranteeing Other Rights
58(3)
Global Connections: Women's Suffrage
59(2)
Citizen Duties and Responsibilities
61(7)
Developing Civics Skills: Reading Bar Graphs
64(1)
Chapter 4 Review
65(1)
Unit 1 Review
66(2)
Unit 2 The Federal Government 68(68)
The Legislative Branch
70(22)
Senate and House of Representatives
71(4)
How Congress Is Organized
75(4)
American Biography: Daniel Inouye
77(2)
The Powers of Congress
79(5)
How a Bill Becomes a Law
84(8)
Developing Civics Skills: Interpreting Political Cartoons
90(1)
Chapter 5 Review
91(1)
The Executive Branch
92(22)
The Presidency
93(3)
Powers and Roles of the President
96(4)
Executive Departments and the Cabinet
100(9)
Global Connections: Women in the Military
103(1)
Case Study: Gun Control
104(5)
Independent Agencies and Regulatory Commissions
109(5)
Developing Civics Skills: Reading Organizational Charts
112(1)
Chapter 6 Review
113(1)
The Judicial Branch
114(22)
Equal Justice Under the Law
115(4)
The Federal Court System
119(4)
The Supreme Court
123(13)
Citizenship in Action: The Tinkers Take a Stand
124(6)
American Biography: Thurgood Marshall
130(2)
Developing Civics Skills: Making Decisions
132(1)
Chapter 7 Review
133(1)
Unit 2 Review
134(2)
Unit 3 State and Local Government 136(46)
State Government
138(20)
The States
139(4)
State Legislatures
143(4)
The State Executive Branch
147(3)
State Courts
150(8)
Case Study: Miranda Rights
152(4)
Developing Civics Skills: Writing to Your Legislator
156(1)
Chapter 8 Review
157(1)
Local Government
158(24)
Units of Local Government
159(3)
Town, Township, and Village Governments
162(4)
City Government
166(4)
American Biography: Wilma Mankiller
167(3)
How Governments Work Together
170(12)
Citizenship in Action: Saving the Covered Bridges
172(6)
Developing Civics Skills: Reading Newspaper Articles
178(1)
Chapter 9 Review
179(1)
Unit 3 Review
180(2)
Unit 4 The Citizen in Government 182(58)
Electing Leaders
184(22)
A Two-Party System
185(5)
Political Party Organization
190(5)
Citizenship in Action: On the Campaign Trail
192(3)
The Right to Vote
195(3)
Global Connections: Voting in Australia
197(1)
Nominating and Electing Our Leaders
198(8)
Developing Civics Skills: Registering to Vote
204(1)
Chapter 10 Review
205(1)
The Political System
206(16)
Shaping Public Opinion
207(5)
American Biography: Marian Wright Edelman
212(1)
Interest Groups
212(5)
Case Study: Mothers Against Drunk Driving
214(3)
Taking Part in Government
217(5)
Developing Civics Skills: Understanding Polls
220(1)
Chapter 11 Review
221(1)
Paying for Government
222(18)
Raising Money
223(4)
Types of Taxes
227(5)
Managing the Nation's Money
232(8)
Developing Civics Skills: Reading Pie Graphs
236(1)
Chapter 12 Review
237(1)
Unit 4 Review
238(2)
Unit 5 The Citizen in Society 240(70)
Citizenship and the Family
242(14)
The Changing Family
243(3)
Global Connections: The One-Child Family in China
245(1)
Law and the Family
246(5)
Case Study: The Freedom of Religion
248(3)
Your Family and You
251(5)
Developing Civics Skills: Using Television as a Resource
254(1)
Chapter 13 Review
255(1)
Citizenship in School
256(18)
The U. S. School System
257(5)
The Best Education for You
262(6)
Citizenship in Action: Kids Teaching Kids
264(4)
Developing Your Life Skills
268(6)
Developing Civics Skills: Distinguishing Fact from Opinion
272(1)
Chapter 14 Review
273(1)
Citizenship in the Community
274(14)
Kinds of Communities
275(4)
Purposes of Communities
279(3)
Citizens Serve Communities
282(6)
Global Connections: Volunteerism in Russia
284(2)
Developing Civis Skills: Working in Groups
286(1)
Chapter 15 Review
287(1)
Citizenship and the Law
288(22)
Crime in the United States
289(4)
The Criminal Justice System
293(7)
Case Study: Clarence Gideon
296(4)
Juvenile Crime
300(10)
Citizenship in Action: Teen Court
302(4)
Developing Civics Skills: Conducting Library Research
306(1)
Chapter 16 Review
307(1)
Unit 5 Review
308(2)
Unit 6 The American Economy 310(112)
The Economic System
312(20)
The Economic System at Work
313(6)
Business Organizations
319(7)
Citizenship in Action: Student Businesses
322(4)
Making Business Decisions
326(6)
Developing Civics Skills: Understanding Warranties
330(1)
Chapter 17 Review
331(1)
Goods and Services
332(20)
U. S. Production
333(4)
Distributing Goods
337(7)
Citizenship in Action: Foxfire Turns Big Business
340(4)
You, the Consumer
344(8)
Developing Civis Skills: Reading Labels
350(1)
Chapter 18 Review
351(1)
Managing Money
352(24)
Money and Credit
353(4)
Banks and Banking
357(5)
Saving and Investing
362(5)
Insurance Against Hardship
367(9)
Developing Civics Skills: Writing Checks
374(1)
Chapter 19 Review
375(1)
Economic Challenges
376(20)
The Business Cycle
377(4)
Coping with Economic Challenges
381(4)
Labor and Management
385(11)
Case Study: Farmworkers Unite
388(6)
Developing Civics Skills: Reading Line Graphs
394(1)
Chapter 20 Review
395(1)
Career Choices
396(26)
The Challenge of a Career
397(4)
Global Connections: The Examination War in Japan
400(1)
The World of Work
401(4)
Opportunities Unlimited
405(5)
Citizenship in Action: A Jump on Careers
406(4)
Learning More About Careers
410(4)
Learning More About Yourself
414(8)
Developing Civics Skills: Reading Help Wanted Ads
418(1)
Chapter 21 Review
419(1)
Unit 6 Review
420(2)
Unit 7 The United States and the World 422(44)
Foreign Policy
424(20)
Conducting Foreign Relations
425(7)
American Biography: Colin Powell
427(1)
Case Study: Tiananmen Square
428(4)
Working for Peace
432(4)
The United Nations
436(8)
Developing Civics Skills: Reading Tables
442(1)
Chapter 22 Review
443(1)
Charting A Course
444(22)
Development of U. S. Foreign Policy
445(4)
The Cold War
449(6)
New Trends
455(11)
Citizenship in Action: Power of the Pen
458(4)
Developing Civics Skills: Using Primary Sources
462(1)
Chapter 23 Review
463(1)
Unit 7 Review
464(2)
Unit 8 Meeting Future Challenges 466(113)
Improving Life for All Americans
468(22)
Improving Communities
469(6)
Ensuring Rights for All
475(7)
Case Study: The Birmingham March
478(2)
American Biography: Hector Perez Garcia
480(2)
Protecting Citizens' Health and Safety
482(8)
Developing Civics Skills: Comparing Points of View
488(1)
Chapter 24 Review
489(1)
The Global Environment
490(89)
Understanding Ecology
491(5)
Pollution
496(7)
Citizenship in Action: Protecting the Earth
498(3)
American Biography: Rachel Carson
501(2)
Energy Resources
503(4)
Our Future on Earth
507(11)
Global Connections: Pest Management in Indonesia
509(3)
Developing Civics Skills: Reading Maps
512(1)
Chapter 25 Review
513(1)
Unit 8 Review
514(4)
Reference Section
Map of the United States
518(2)
Map of the World
520(2)
Living Documents: A Treasury of Freedom
522(40)
American Presidents
562(4)
The 50 States
566(4)
The American Flag
570(4)
American Holidays
574(2)
American Symbols
576(3)
Glossary 579(11)
Index 590(16)
Acknowledgments 606

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