This reference source combines precise old research, scholarly essays, and first resource files to discover the evolution of rules and associations that experience formed American govt and americans' political behavior.
• Over 50 individuals, together with a mixture of extraordinary and state-of-the-art political scientists and historians
• approximately two hundred fundamental resources, together with Federalist and Anti-Federalist writings, presidential speeches, and landmark best court docket cases
• vintage engravings and political cartoons aligned with key classes in American political development
• Tables of presidents and congressional management and maps exhibiting electoral votes over time
• identify and topic indexes for every volume
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