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POL 101 - Intro to American Government: Getting Started

Welcome to the Intro to American Government Research Guide

This guide provides information and links to books, articles, and other resources to assist you in completing Introduction to American Government research related assignments.

USA - We the people

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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
  • Municipal Government
  • Political science
  • Voting - United States
  • Constitutional law
  • Democracy
  • United States Congress
  • Local Government
  • Political parties

You can also search for a particular issue or the "political aspects" of a particular issue.

U.S. Founding Documents

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