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This Land Is Your Land: Introduction to American Government and Politics v2.0
Martin Saiz and Jennifer L. De Maio
October 2021
Political Science Textbooks
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Brief Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction: Principles of American Government and Politics

Chapter 2: The Founding and the Constitution: Creating a Nation

Chapter 3: Federalism: Two Governments in the Same Area

Chapter 4: Civil Liberties: Necessary for Democracy to Exist

Chapter 5: Civil Rights: Necessary for Equal Treatment

Chapter 6: Public Opinion: Even the Busiest American Has One

Chapter 7: Citizen Participation and Voting: America Checks the Fluids

Chapter 8: Political Parties: Making Politics Cost Effective

Chapter 9: Interest Groups: Effective Participation with an Upper-Class Bias

Chapter 10: Media: Biased or a Business?

Chapter 11: The U.S. Congress: We Love Our Representative, but Not the Institution

Chapter 12: The President: Hoping for a Hero

Chapter 13: Bureaucracy: Who Is Really Doing the Work?

Chapter 14: The Federal Courts: Unelected but Powerful

Chapter 15: Domestic Policy: Taking Care of Things at Home

Chapter 16: Foreign Policy: Engaging in the Global Community

Appendix A: The Constitution of the United States

Appendix B: Federalist Paper #10

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