A Brief Introduction to US Politics
Routledge, 22. 7. 2014 - Počet stran: 214
A Brief Introduction to American Politicsprovides a coherent and succinct account of how contemporary American politics blends enduring principles with the realities and demands of the present day.
Beginning with a brief overview of American society today, the book introduces the constitutional framework of American politics and the fluid concept and practice of federalism. It also covers the major features of the representative process, looking at both elections and main players such as parties, interest groups, and the media. Chapters on the major institutions of the federal government - the presidency, the Congress, and the Supreme Court – examines how they are simultaneously independent and constrained by each other. Chapters on domestic and foreign policy demonstrate how government and politics work in connection with the system’s main outputs.
A Brief Introduction to American Politicsis a shorter version of Politics USA and is intended for students who need an introduction to the essential features of the American political system.
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Becoming knownas the Federalists, they were alarmed bycertaindevelopments inthe post-independence years. Forexample, the Congress wasshowingfew signs ofbeing willing to honour the national debt that had grown up to pay for the war.
Asaresult, there wasa national debate over the new Constitution, featuring the Federalists, who supported it,and ... Most famously, for the Federalists, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton andJohn Jay authored the Federalist Papers.
Federalists. v. the. Anti-Federalists,. i. The Federalist Papers No.10 In the 10th Federalist, James Madison famously argued that a large republic, as opposed to either a small republic or a democracy, would prevent any faction from ...
The Anti-Federalists alsoput theircase tothe people of the several states through pamphlets and newspapers. One such Anti-Federalist critique of the new Constitution was published as Letters from the Federal Farmer, written by either ...
... Federalists were forced to concede on this point and promised to begin enactment of the Bill of Rights as soon as Congress met. They were duly enacted and ratified in 1791. Many of the rights protected in the first ten amendments ...
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References Chapter 10 Foreign policy Ideology andselfinterest 17761945 The Cold
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