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

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

by Jeff Fleischer

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781936976904
Publisher: Zest Books
Publication date: 05/03/2016
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 246,623
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 7.40(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile: 1350L (what's this?)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

Jeff Fleischer is a Chicago-based author, journalist and editor. He is the author of the non-fiction books Rockin’ the Boat: 50 Iconic Revolutionaries from Joan of Arc to Malcolm X (2015), and The Latest Revolutionaries from Joan of Arc to Malcolm X (2015), and The Latest Craze: A Brief History of Mass Hysterias (2011). His work has appeared in dozens of publications including Mother Jones, The Sydney Morning Herald, Chicago Magazine, The New Republic, Mental_Floss, National Geographic Traveler, and the Chicago Tribune.

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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