An Introductory Survey of American Government, Constitution and Politics is a study of the American political system which provides a detailed analysis of U. S. Government institutions and Constitution. The book elaborates on the functions and prerogatives of the federal legislative, executive and judiciary and on the way in which the government branches interact and balance one another in proposing and implementing public policies. It is also a comprehensive description of fundamental concepts and principles relevant for American politics such as federalism, democracy, political parties, elections and interest groups. Focused on the essential aspects of the American Government, the book represents a stimulating and interactive material which balances theoretical information with exercises and examples that substantiate the political context. The purpose of this book is to offer the reader interested in American politics a material that systematizes relevant topics for the American political space.
From Table of Contents: • American Political Culture • Documents Preceding the U. S. Constitution • Constitution Comes together • Amendments to the Constitution • Federalism The United States Government • The Legislative Branch • The Presidency • The Federal Judicial System Political Parties • Interest Groups