The Complete Idiot's Guide to U.S. Government and Politics

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The governed must know their government.

Understanding how our government functions and the political forces that influence it is vital for all Americans. As a comprehensive overview and history of the subject, this book is designed to help anyone interested in learning about our government and the origins of its complex inner workings, our political system, and key elements that have affected our growth as a nation- all while serving as the ...

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Overview

The governed must know their government.

Understanding how our government functions and the political forces that influence it is vital for all Americans. As a comprehensive overview and history of the subject, this book is designed to help anyone interested in learning about our government and the origins of its complex inner workings, our political system, and key elements that have affected our growth as a nation- all while serving as the best supplementary reading a student can get.

*Author is an experienced Advanced Placement teacher
*Students looking to take AP exams are a ready audience-along with citizenship applicants and CNN junkies
*Large renewable market
*Suitable as supplemental reading for coursework

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781592578535
  • Publisher: DK
  • Publication date: 6/2/2009
  • Series: Complete Idiot's Guide Series
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 173,410
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Franco Scardino has taught American history as well as AP U.S. government and politics for eight years at Townsend Harris High School in New York. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, he also runs a wide variety of student activities related to the study of the American political system.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2012

    A great overview and study guide.

    A great overview and study guide.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 29, 2009

    The Complete Idiot's Guide to U. S. Government & Politics

    Mr. Scardino's book is an elegantly written window into our country's democratic system. It is clearly and concisely written, loaded with wonderful information. All readers will be fascinated by the depth and clarity of information that the author has included in his book. This book is not limited to teachers and students who want assistance mastering the topic. This book should be THE book that new immigrants seek out when preparing for the citizenship process. Heck! Franco Scardino's book provides some great opening lines at your next soiree! Buy it; it's great!

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