American Government

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This Wikibook follows the coursework of American Government, Institutions and Policies, Ninth Edition by James Q. Wilson. If you use the book, the following table of contents will make a lot of sense when following the course. The table of contents follows the book, but the content does not come from the book. Rather, it is based upon it and can be used as a study guide.

Each chapter will include, when completed, vocabulary terms, conceptual terms, brief outlines, and review questions. Feel free to add any additional resources. If adding questions, make sure to add answers under Appendix A.

Table of Contents[edit]

Chapters[edit]

Introduction
  1. Constitution
  2. Federalism
  3. American Political Culture
  4. Public Opinion
  5. Political Participation
  6. Political Parties
  7. Elections and Campaigns
  8. Interest Groups
  9. Media
  10. Congress
  11. Presidency
  12. Bureaucracy
  13. Judiciary
  14. Policy-Making Process
  15. Economic Policy
  16. Social Welfare
  17. Civil Liberties
  18. Civil Rights
  19. Foreign and Military Policy
  20. Environmental Policy
  21. Who Governs? To What Ends?

Appendices[edit]