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POL 101 - Intro to American Government : Margaret MacKenzie: Books & eBooks

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Voting rights

The Constitution of the United States of America

Selecting a President

The Nine : Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court

The Speaker of the House : a study of leadership

The Invisible Constitution

American Political Parties and Elections : a very short introduction

Sisters in law : How Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World

The American Presidency

The American Vice Presidency : from the shadow to the spotlight

Buying the vote : a history of campaign finance reform

Ebook Central Titles Include

Titles include:

  • Democracy and Political Ignorance : Why Smaller Government Is Smarter, 2013
  • Dictionary of American Government and Politics, 2010
  • Law and Society : Congress, the Constitution, and Divided Government, 2013
  • More than Mayor or Manager : Campaigns to Change Form of Government in America's Large Cities, 2010 
  • Official Leadership in the City : Patterns of Conflict and Cooperation, 1990  
  • The Public Square : The Case for Big Government, 2010

Encyclopedias & Dictionaries - GVRL

Gale Virtual Reference Library is available to read on your computer, download, or print.  The Gale Virtual Reference Library's titles provide basic information on many topics.

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Suggested Subject Headings for Books and Articles

Try these subjects headings when looking for information related to American government:

  • United States - Politics and government
  • Government policy
  • Political science
  • Voting - United States
  • Constitutional law
  • Democracy
  • United States Congress
  • Political parties

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