How America works : understanding your government and how you can get involved / [edited by Elliott Rebhun].
- ISBN: 9781338702316
- ISBN: 1338702319
- Physical Description: 240 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 28 cm
- Publisher: New York : Scholastic Inc., 
"Scholastic's guide to civics"--Cover.
"Your consitution, critical Supreme Court cases, Electoral College, impeachment, every vote counts, immigration: who gets to be an American?, fighting for civil rights, 2nd Amendment, media literacy, could you pass the U.S. citizenship test?"--Cover
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Unit 1. The Declaration of Independence -- Unit 2. The Constitution -- Unit 3. The Bill of Rights -- Unit 4. How Washington works -- Unit 5. Supreme Court cases every student should know -- Unit 6. The presidency -- Unit 7. Why voting matters -- Unit 8. The long struggle for civil rights -- Unit 9. immigration: who gets to be an American? -- Unit 10. You and the media -- Appendix. Could you pass America's citizenship test?
"Go behind the scenes to see how our government works, why it's so important, and how young people can get involved in the issues that matter most to them. ... Even complex civics topics are easy to understand in 10 stand-alone units: from the foundational principles of the Consitution and Bill of Rights, to current issues such as immigration, civil rights, the Supreme Court, and media literacy."--Back cover
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