Participate in your American government.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: American Government: Democracy in Action
Chapter 2: Early Governance and the Constitutional Framework
Chapter 3: Federalism
Chapter 4: Civil Liberties
Chapter 5: Civil Rights
Chapter 6: Congress
Chapter 7: The Presidency
Chapter 8: Bureaucracy
Chapter 9: The Judiciary
Chapter 10: Political Socialization and Public Opinion
Chapter 11: The Politics of the Media
Chapter 12: Interest Groups and Civic and Political Engagement
Chapter 13: Elections and Political Parties in America
Chapter 14: The Policy Process and Economic Policy
Chapter 15: Foreign and National Security Policy
Chapter 16: The Social and Economic Milieu of Texas Politics
Chapter 17: The Texas Constitution
Chapter 18: Texas Government and Politics in the Federal System
Chapter 19: Interest Groups and Political Power in Texas
Chapter 20: The Mass Media in Texas Politics
Chapter 21: The Party System in Texas
Chapter 22: Elections, Campaigns, and Political Behavior in Texas
Chapter 23: The Texas Legislature
Chapter 24: The Texas Executive
Chapter 25: The Texas Bureaucracy and Policy Implementation
Chapter 26: The Judicial System in Texas
Chapter 27: Local Government in Texas
Chapter 28: Contemporary Public Policy Issue in Texas