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Test Bank For AmGov Long Story Short 1st Edition By Christine Barbour, ISBN: 9781544325927, ISBN: 9781544380650, ISBN: 9781544377438

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Test Bank For AmGov Long Story Short 1st Edition By Barbour

Test Bank For AmGov Long Story Short 1st Edition By Christine Barbour, ISBN: 9781544325927, ISBN: 9781544380650, ISBN: 9781544377438

Table Of Content

READ THIS FIRST (OR NOTHING ELSE WILL MAKE SENSE)
CHAPTER 1: Politics and Citizenship

1.1. Introduction to Politics

1.2. Coming to Terms: Politics, Government, and Economics

1.3. Political-Economic Systems

1.4. American Political Culture

1.5. American Political Ideologies

1.6. Political Narratives and the Media

1.7. Mediated Citizenship

GenGap: How Our Birth Year Affects Our Politics

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Key Terms

CHAPTER 2: The United States’ Founding

2.1. Introduction to the Founding

2.2. The Social Contract

2.3. The Declaration of Independence

2.4. The Articles of Confederation

2.5. The Constitutional Convention

2.6. Ratification

2.7. Basic Constitutional Principles

2.8. Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances

2.9. Federalism and Checks and Balances

2.10. Changes in Federalism over Time

2.11. Federalism Today

2.12. Amending the Constitution

GenGap: Generational Attitudes toward the Federal Government

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CHAPTER 3: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

3.1. Introduction to Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

3.2. Rights Equal Power

3.3. The Bill of Rights

3.4. Civil Liberties—Understanding the First Amendment

3.5. Civil Liberties—Understanding Due Process Rights

3.6. Civil Liberties—Understanding the Right to Privacy

3.7. Civil Rights—Battling Political Inequality

3.8. Civil Rights—The Case of Race

3.9. Civil Rights—The Case of Gender

3.10. The Persistence of Inequality in America

GenGap: Generational Attitudes toward Discrimination

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CHAPTER 4: The Legislative Branch

4.1. Introduction to the Legislative Branch

4.2. How the Constitution Structures Congress

4.3. How Congress Organizes Itself

4.4. The Congressional Role in Checks and Balances

4.5. Doing the Hard Work of Making Laws

4.6. Tensions That Challenge Congress’s Ability to Do Its Job

4.7. Congressional Elections

4.8. Who Runs and Who Wins? Does Congress Look Like America?

4.9. The 116th Congress

GenGap: Generational Attitudes toward the Parties

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CHAPTER 5: The Executive Branch

5.1. Introduction to the Executive Branch

5.2. The Job of the American President

5.3. The Evolution of the American Presidency

5.4. Presidents, Popularity, and Congress

5.5. What Is Bureaucracy, and Why Do We Need It?

5.6. The Purpose and Organization of the White House Bureaucracy

5.7. The Purpose and Organization of the Federal Bureaucracy: The Rest of the Executive Branch

5.8. Power Plays in the Bureaucracy

GenGap: Presidential Preferences across the Generations

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CHAPTER 6: The Judicial Branch

6.1. Introduction to the Judiciary

6.2. Kinds of Laws

6.3. The American Legal System

6.4. Who’s Who and What’s What in a Court of Law?

6.5. Equality and the Criminal Justice System

6.6. The Constitution, Congress, and the Dual Court System

6.7. The Supreme Court

GenGap: Generational Attitudes toward Justice in America

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CHAPTER 7: Parties and Interest Groups

7.1. Introduction to Parties and Interest Groups

7.2. Parties and Interest Groups Defined

7.3. The Role of Parties in a Democracy

7.4. Party Organization and Decision Making

7.5. The Parties Today

7.6. Interest Group Basics

7.7. Interest Group Politics

7.8. Was Madison Right to Worry?

GenGap: Party Identification and Policy Preferences across the Generations

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CHAPTER 8: Public Opinion, Campaigns, and Elections

8.1. Introduction to Public Opinion, Campaigns, and Elections

8.2. The Quality of Public Opinion

8.3. How Do We Know What Americans Think?

8.4. How Do We Form Our Opinions?

8.5. The Ultimate Poll—Voting in U.S. Elections

8.6. Presidential Elections

8.7. The General Election and the Electoral College

GenGap: How Younger Voters Feel about Voting

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CHAPTER 9: Media and Political Communication

9.1. Introduction to Media and Political Communication

9.2. Where We Get Our Information

9.3. Media Ownership and Government Regulation

9.4. What Do Journalists Do?

9.5. How Those in the Media Can Shape Political Narratives

9.6. The Stakeholders Strike Back

9.7. Imagine: How Citizens Can Reclaim the Narrative

GenGap: Mediated Citizenship across the Generations

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CHAPTER 10: Domestic and Foreign Policy

10.1. Introduction to Policy

10.2. Making Public Policy

10.3. Social Policy

10.4. Economic Policy

10.5. Foreign Policy

GenGap: Generational Attitudes toward Foreign Policy

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GLOSSARY
INDEX
AFTERWORD