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Our federal government : how it works : an introduction to the United States government

Author: Patricia C Acheson
Publisher: New York : Dodd, Mead & Company 1984.
Series: Dodd, Mead quality paperback.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth edition, thoroughly revisedView all editions and formats
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Describes the complexities of the United States government, from the basic elements of the Constitution, the three branches, and the Federal Judiciary, to the growth of the independent agencies.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia C Acheson
ISBN: 0396083129 9780396083122
OCLC Number: 10374860
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vi, 322 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Why have a government? --
The writing of the Constitution --
The Preamble --
The Constitution --
The three branches of government --
The development of the executive branch --
Other White House groups --
The executive departments --
The development of the legislative branch of the United States government --
The organization of the federal judiciary --
The independent agencies --
The federal government and the citizen --
Appendix: The Constitution of the United States of America.
Series Title: Dodd, Mead quality paperback.
Responsibility: Patricia C. Acheson.

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Describes the complexities of the United States government, from the basic elements of the Constitution, the three branches, and the Federal Judiciary, to the growth of the independent agencies.

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