Test Bank for Keeping the Republic Power and Citizenship in American Politics 9th Edition Barbour
Test Bank for Keeping the Republic Power and Citizenship in American Politics 9th Edition By Christine Barbour, Gerald C. Wright, ISBN: 9781544326016, ISBN: 9781544326030, ISBN: 9781544369860, ISBN: 9781544369877
Table Of Content
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
Who Is an American?
The Ideas That Unite Us
The Ideas That Divide Us
The Citizens and American Political Beliefs
Politics in the English Colonies
The Split From England
The Articles of Confederation
The Constitutional Convention
The Citizens and the Founding
The Three Branches of Government
Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances
Amending the Constitution
The Citizens and the Constitution
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
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
Congressional Powers and Responsibilities
How Congress Works
The Citizens and Congress
The Presidential Job Description
The Evolution of the American Presidency
Managing the Presidential Establishment
The Presidential Personality
The Citizens and the Presidency
What Is Bureaucracy?
The American Federal Bureaucracy
Politics Inside the Bureaucracy
External Bureaucratic Politics
The Citizens and the Bureaucracy
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
The Role of Public Opinion in a Democracy
What Influences Our Opinions About Politics?
Measuring and Tracking Public Opinion
The Citizens and Public Opinion
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
The Formation and Role of Interest Groups
Types of Interest Groups
Interest Group Politics
Interest Group Resources
The Citizens and Interest Groups
Voting in a Democratic Society
Exercising the Right to Vote in America
How America Decides
The Citizens and Elections
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
Making Public Policy
The Case of Social Policy
The Case of Environmental Policy
The Citizens and Social Policy
A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding the Economy
Fiscal Policy and Monetary Policy
Economic Regulatory Policy
The Citizens and Economic Policy
Understanding Foreign Policy
Who Makes American Foreign Policy?
How Do We Define a Foreign Policy Problem?
How Do We Solve Foreign Policy Problems?
American Foreign Policy Today
The Citizens and Foreign Policy