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Votes of Confidence: A Young Person's Guide to American Elections

Votes of Confidence: A Young Person's Guide to American Elections

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Overview

With 2016 promising to be an interesting and hotly contested election year, Votes of Confidence offers young readers an essential guide to the past, present, and future of American elections.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781520031569
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
Publication date: 08/02/2016
Edition description: Unabridged
Product dimensions: 6.04(w) x 5.04(h) x 1.13(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

About the Author

Jeff Fleischer is a Chicago-based journalist and author, who has written for Mother Jones, the Sydney Morning Herald, National Geographic Traveler, Mental_Floss, and Chicago Magazine.

Nicholas J. Mondelli is an English student at the University of Toledo and an aspiring author, poet, and artist. He has been on stage for most of his life, at both the education and community level, and has been singing just as long. He's a hobbyist with his fingers in multiple projects of the arts, including music of which he plays three instruments and collaborates with Boston musician Terrance Reeves. His current project is a biography on his grandfather, the late Italian-American Joe Mondelli, which has taken him all across the country and, soon, to Italy.

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

Chapter 1 American Governments 101 13

Chapter 2 How Voting Works 53

Chapter 3 Party Time: The Role of Political Parties in U.S. Politics 87

Chapter 4 Voting (With Confidence) 119

Chapter 5 What's Going On: More about Elections 151

Chapter 6 More ways to Get Involved 189

Resources for More Information 221

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