Idiot's Guides: U.S. Government and Politics, 2E

Idiot's Guides: U.S. Government and Politics, 2E

by Franco Scardino

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Do you really know how the U.S. government operates? Most Americans have simply forgotten what they learned in their high school government class. Providing an updated history and comprehensive overview, Idiot's Guides: U.S. Government & Politics, Second Edition, is written to help readers gain an understanding about the origins of the U.S government, in addition to its complex political system and key forces that drive a successful nation. Suitable reading for supplement coursework in high school government or civics classes or college political science classes, Idiot's Guides: U.S. Government & Politics, Second Edition, details the three branches of the U.S. government, the political process in America, civil liberties and rights, and how public policy is formed.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781465454355
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 09/06/2016
Series: Idiot's Guides (Lifestyle)
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 739,721
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Franco Scardino has taught American history as well as AP U.S. goverment and politics for nine years at the New York City Department of Education. Scardino also spearheaded Project Citizen: How Can I Affect Public Policy?, a hands-on study of a public policy and what it takes to change it, and the Federal Reserve Project, a student research project on the federal interest rate policies and how they effect the economy.

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