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A Guide to Government, the American Political System, and Citizenship
Based on the National Standards for Civics and Government and major state curricula, this concise and complete resource guides students through a topic that every citizen needs to understand. Coverage begins with an introduction to the basics of government -- what it is, why it exists, its various forms, and much more. From this framework, Government On File "TM" explores: -- Federal, state, and local governments: structure, function, and daily reality-- Duties of every elected official-- Functions of various committees-- Policies and policy making-- Citizenship: privileges and responsibilities-- International relations-- Economics.
Government On File "TM" also includes an index of important government and government-related web sites.
Partial Table of Contents:
Introduction to the United StatesGovernment
Definition of a Nation
Purposes of Government
Principles of United States Democracy
Structure and Function of United States Government: -- Legislative Branch-- Executive Branch-- Judicial Branch
Citizenship, Civil Liberties, and Civic Responsibilities
Legal and Illegal Aliens
Voting Influences and Patterns
Policy-Making at the National Level
Public Problems and Public Policy
Actors in the Policy-Making Process
State and Local Government
Amending State Constitutions
The Job of Governors
State Budgets: Sources of Income
International and Economic Perspectives
Global Arena and Economic Development
Global Security Issues
The Workings of the Market System
Development of Capitalism, Socialism, and Communism
Appendix 1: United States Constitution
Appendix 2: Amendments to the United States Constitution
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