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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... policy debate America«s publicsupport policies Items from century agenda a twenty-first The context andthe future Chapter summary Discussion points Further reading References Chapter 10 Foreign policy Ideology andself-interest, ...
Much debate surrounds Jefferson«s claim that aall men. The Declaration of Independence (1776) and equality Jefferson«s Declaration consists for the most part of a long list of somewhat contentious accusations levelled at King George III ...
Robert J. Mckeever. Thomas Jefferson. Much debate surrounds Jefferson«s claim that. aall. men are created equal«, given the existence of slavery in the American colonies. Indeed, Jefferson himself was a slave-owner.
The Convention decided thateachstate shouldbe giventhe opportunityto debate andapprove the newConstitution. It wouldcome intoforceonce nineof the thirteenstates hadratified it. Asaresult, there wasa national debate over the new ...
... was designed to inhibittheir emergence,yet they becamea feature of national government during thevery first presidential administration, that of George Washington (1789¥97). Based on the Federalist/Anti-Federalist debate, ...
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References Chapter 10 Foreign policy Ideology andselfinterest 17761945 The Cold
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