Magruder's American Government, 2000 / Edition 10

Magruder's American Government, 2000 / Edition 10

by William A. McClenaghan
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130500168
Publisher:
Prentice Hall School Division
Publication date:
03/01/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
72.50(w) x 10.25(h) x 1.25(d)

Table of Contents

UNIT 1 Foundations of American Government     1
    Principles of Government     2
    Origins of American Government   24
    The Constitution   54
    Federalism   72
 
UNIT 2 Political Behavior: Government By the People   96
    Political Parties   98
    Voters and Voter Behavior 128
    The Electoral Process 156
    Mass Media and Public Opinion 184
    Interest Groups 210
 
UNIT 3 The Legislative Branch 232
    Congress 234
    Powers of Congress 258
    Congress in Action 282
 
UNIT 4 The Executive Branch 312
    The Presidency 314
    The Presidency in Action 352
    Government at Work: The Bureaucracy 380
    Financing Government 404
    Foreign Policy and National Defense 424
 
UNIT 5 The Judicial Branch 458
    The Federal Court System 460
    Civil Liberties: First Amendment Freedoms 484
    Civil Liberties: Protecting Individual Freedoms 516
    Civil Rights: Equal Justice Under Law 544
 
UNIT 6 Comparative Political and Economic Systems                                572
    Comparative Political Systems 574
    Comparative Economic Systems 604
 
UNIT 7 Participating in State and Local Government 628
    Organization of State and Local Government 630
    State and Local Government in Action 662
    Stop the Presses 686

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