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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president, the senators and the justices of the Supreme Court, the more democratically-minded delegates carried the day on the House of Representatives. This was to be the major democratic element in the new Constitution.
The Senate Members chosen by state legislatures in any manner they wish Judicial Branch The Supreme Court Justices chosen jointly by the president and the Senate. The president nominates Supreme Courtjustices and the Senate ...
... passing them through themedium ofachosen body ofcitizens, whosewisdom maybest discern the true interest of theircountry, and whosepatriotism andloveof justice will beleast likelyto sacrifice it totemporary or partial considerations.
Chief Justice Marshall gavevoiceto the needfor flexibility inhisfamous dictumin McCullochv. Maryland (1819).He said thatthe Constitution wasintended to endure throughthe ages. aand. consequently, to be adapted to the various crises of ...
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References Chapter 10 Foreign policy Ideology andselfinterest 17761945 The Cold
Political partiesinterest groupsand money