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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Onthe economic front, there were early differences betweenthe mercantile economy ofNew England and the plantation economy of the South. Diversity,then,is nothing new. As a result,oneof the principalchallenges for the Americanpolitical ...
... of the Constitution, withdisastrous consequences. Most important, in the case of Dred Scott v. Sandford(1857)the Court refused to allow Congress a last chance atfinding acompromise on slavery. Instead,theCourt came down wholly onthe ...
States could notrely onthe support ofnational armed forcesfor common defence. ... authority should surface in several ways, and feature in some of the major compromises that were negotiated on the way toa ratified US Constitution.
The history of the Supreme Court hasbeen pepperedwith cases that deal with a variety ofcontent,but revolve on the relationship between states and ... Crises such as the USCivil War can have lasting impact onthe structure of government.
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References Chapter 10 Foreign policy Ideology andselfinterest 17761945 The Cold
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