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Test Bank for Keeping the Republic Power and Citizenship in American Politics The Essentials 9th Edition Barbour

Downloadable Instructor Test Bank for Keeping the Republic Power and Citizenship in American Politics, The Essentials 9th Edition By Christine Barbour, Gerald C. Wright, ISBN: 9781544326078, ISBN: 9781544326061, ISBN: 9781544369747, ISBN: 9781544369853

Table Of Content

About the Authors
Preface
To the Student
1 POLITICS: WHO GETS WHAT, AND HOW?

What Is Politics?

Political Systems and the Concept of Citizenship

Origins of Democracy in America

The Evolution of American Citizenship

Thinking Critically About American Politics

2 AMERICAN CITIZENS AND POLITICAL CULTURE

Who Is an American?

The Ideas That Unite Us

The Ideas That Divide Us

The Citizens and American Political Beliefs

3 POLITICS OF THE AMERICAN FOUNDING

Politics in the English Colonies

The Split From England

The Articles of Confederation

The Constitutional Convention

Ratification

The Citizens and the Founding

4 FEDERALISM AND THE U.S. CONSTITUTION

The Three Branches of Government

Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances

Federalism

Amending the Constitution

The Citizens and the Constitution

5 FUNDAMENTAL AMERICAN LIBERTIES

Rights in a Democracy

The Bill of Rights and Incorporation

Freedom of Religion

Freedom of Expression

The Right to Bear Arms

The Rights of Criminal Defendants

The Right to Privacy

The Citizens and Civil Liberties

6 THE STRUGGLE FOR EQUAL RIGHTS

The Meaning of Political Inequality

Rights Denied on the Basis of Race: African Americans

Rights Denied on the Basis of Other Racial and Ethnic Identities

Rights Denied on the Basis of Gender

Rights Denied on Other Bases

The Citizens and Civil Rights

7 CONGRESS

Understanding Congress

Congressional Powers and Responsibilities

Congressional Elections

Congressional Organization

How Congress Works

The Citizens and Congress

8 THE PRESIDENCY

The Presidential Job Description

The Evolution of the American Presidency

Presidential Politics

Managing the Presidential Establishment

The Presidential Personality

The Citizens and the Presidency

9 THE BUREAUCRACY

What Is Bureaucracy?

The American Federal Bureaucracy

Politics Inside the Bureaucracy

External Bureaucratic Politics

The Citizens and the Bureaucracy

10 THE AMERICAN LEGAL SYSTEM AND THE COURTS

Law and the American Legal System

Constitutional Provisions and the Development of Judicial Review

Federalism and the American Courts

The Supreme Court

The Citizens and the Courts

11 PUBLIC OPINION

The Role of Public Opinion in a Democracy

Citizen Values

What Influences Our Opinions About Politics?

Measuring and Tracking Public Opinion

The Citizens and Public Opinion

12 POLITICAL PARTIES

Why Political Parties?

Do American Parties Offer Voters a Choice?

The History of Parties in America

What Do Parties Do?

Characteristics of the American Party System

The Citizens and Political Parties

13 INTEREST GROUPS

The Formation and Role of Interest Groups

Types of Interest Groups

Interest Group Politics

Interest Group Resources

The Citizens and Interest Groups

14 VOTING, CAMPAIGNS, AND ELECTIONS

Voting in a Democratic Society

Exercising the Right to Vote in America

How America Decides

Presidential Campaigns

The Citizens and Elections

15 MEDIA, POWER, AND POLITICAL COMMUNICATION

Where Do We Get Our Information?

How Does Media Ownership Affect Control of the Narrative?

Spinning Political Narratives

Politics as Public Relations

The Citizens and the Media

Appendix Material
Notes
Glossary
Index