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Painless American Government (Barron's Painless Study)

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Publisher Comments:

Titles in Barron's Painless series are designed for middle school and high school students, helping them excel in subjects they might expect to be either hopelessly boring or excruciatingly difficult. The authors are all experienced teachers, adept at winning the hearts and minds of adolescents, and skillful in adding a light, humorous touch to even the heaviest and grimmest topics. This book opens with a general description of government and a comparison of democracy as practiced by the founding fathers and how it operates in today's America. The author goes on to discuss the Constitution as our basis of government, civil liberties and civil rights, the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the federal government, elections and political parties, how public policy is created and shaped, and how each citizen can become involved in the process of self-government. The book includes quizzes with answer keys.

Synopsis:

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PAINLESS

American Government

Really. This isn’t going to hurt at all . . .

If you’ve hated every book on government you’ve ever had to open, get ready for a pleasant surprise! This book explains the functions of the United States Government by using down-to-earth examples, adding a touch of humor, and demonstrating that exercising your citizens’ rights can be a very satisfying experience. You’ll also learn about political parties, how public policy is created and shaped, and how each citizen can become involved in the process of self-government.

For Sixth through Eighth Grades

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764126017
Author:
Gilgannon, Denise
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series
Illustrator:
Gilgannon, Denise
Author:
Strausser
Author:
Jeffrey
Location:
Hauppauge, N.Y.
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Politics and government
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Politics / Current Events
Subject:
Politics & Government
Subject:
Civics & Citizenship
Subject:
Social Science - Politics & Government
Subject:
United States Politics and government.
Subject:
Children s-Peace and Justice
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Barron's Painless Study
Series Volume:
01.6.
Publication Date:
February 2004
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 14.4 oz
Age Level:
12-17

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"Synopsis" by , back cover

PAINLESS

American Government

Really. This isn’t going to hurt at all . . .

If you’ve hated every book on government you’ve ever had to open, get ready for a pleasant surprise! This book explains the functions of the United States Government by using down-to-earth examples, adding a touch of humor, and demonstrating that exercising your citizens’ rights can be a very satisfying experience. You’ll also learn about political parties, how public policy is created and shaped, and how each citizen can become involved in the process of self-government.

For Sixth through Eighth Grades

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