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  • Item #: 051390
    ISBN: 9780531265536
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  • Item #: 028020
    ISBN: 9780764126017
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    Like the other terrific books in the Painless series, this one endeavors to make learning easier and more enjoyable, without skipping out on any of the "meat." We begin with a description of government in general and a comparative look at the founding father's view of democracy versus how it actually operates in America today. We then learn about the Constitution and how it forms the basis for our government, civil liberties and civil rights, the legislative, executive and judicial branches of the federal government, our election system, political parties, and much more. The book also includes discussion questions and quizzes, to use either as self-evaluation, or for more formal assessment. Easy to use, and enjoyable to read, this would make an excellent supplement to an American history program, or a great introductory-level read before starting a heavier-weight government course in high school. Answer key included. - Jess

  • Item #: 073335
    ISBN: 9780794542368
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  • Item #: 028227
    ISBN: 9780980156331
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    ISBN: 9780980156348
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  • Item #: 003433
    ISBN: 9780991117505
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    Republic or Democracy? What is the foundation of America? Does it really matter? If you follow any current media outlets, you quickly notice that America is described with either of these terms or sometimes these terms are used interchangeably. But do they mean the same thing? With an overview of defining terms while revisiting the writings of American founders, this book presents an understandable interpretation of the purpose and benefit of a republican form of government. Intermingled are quotations from our founding fathers, and an extensive look at the writings of John Adams. This is a perfect resource to introduce high schoolers and parents to the ancient ideas and principles behind the republican form of government. Learn why the founders of the United States used their unique opportunity to choose a republic form of government for themselves and their prosperity. 110 pgs, sc. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 052504
    ISBN: 9781438011639
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    Providing a perfect introduction to our government and how she works successfully to make a great nation, this concise book includes an overview of the three branches of government: Executive, Legislative and Judicial-including an overview of the agencies and departments of the executive branch, a chart summarizing "how a bill becomes a law" and the hierarchy of the judicial court system. "Your Job" concludes the book and stresses the importance of involved citizenship. Helpful glossary and index are also included. 48 pgs, pb. Three-color illustrations. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 057534
    ISBN: 9781411469358
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  • Item #: 065701
    ISBN: 9781513603100
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    Concentrates on the forms and functions of the Federal government.

  • Item #: 014822
    ISBN: 9781564902849
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  • Item #: 012985
    ISBN: 9781423218494
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    ISBN: 9781606821947
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    ISBN: 9781606823910
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  • Item #: 043414
    ISBN: 9781616252946
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  • Item #: 057537
    ISBN: 9781411479050
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  • Item #: 043413
    ISBN: 9781616252908
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  • Item #: 515650
    ISBN: 9781606823927
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  • Item #: 067760
    ISBN: 9781426326851
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  • Item #: 066444
    ISBN: 9780486815596
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    ISBN: 9781580374743
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    ISBN: 9781566960212
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    ISBN: 9781616252915
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  • Item #: 043514
    ISBN: 9781616252953
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  • Item #: 043412
    ISBN: 9781616252939
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  • Item #: 043411
    ISBN: 9781616252892
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  • Item #: 041466
    ISBN: 9780486409030
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    Many great people and many great times throughout the history of the world have been remembered through speeches. It's easy to think of some of these in the modern times – Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream," Richard Nixon's speech to astronauts on the moon, John F. Kennedy's inaugural address, and Winston Churchill's "Their Finest Hour," for example. Perhaps not so easy to name are some of those speeches that have held their place in time throughout the centuries – such speeches as Julius Caesar's "On the Treatment of the Conspirators," Socrates on his condemnation and death, Danton's "To Dare Again, Ever to Dare!" and Martin Luther before the Diet of Worms. Divided into seven parts, the 292 speeches in this book are drawn from: Earlier Times (Ancient Greece and Rome, Great Britain and Ireland, the early United States, Canada, South America, South Africa, India, and China), Recent Times (US domestic affairs, world affairs and WWII, and US affairs and WWII), Modern Times (US government, international affairs, and the United Nations), Informal Speeches (of the last two centuries), Important Speeches of the Sixties, Speeches by Black Americans, and Speeches from the period 1974 – 1997. From Pericles and Isocrates to Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Ronald Reagan, and the Earl of Spencer, these speeches are a great resource for history, inspiration, quotations, and much more. Speeches are indexed by topic, by nationality, and by speaker for ease of reference. ~ Zach

  • Item #: 036820
    ISBN: 9781449035709
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    Think of this as a patriotic trainer. Oh, you could give it to your child to read on his own, but the real value of this book would be in its use as a discussion tool for your entire family. Here are 52 short readings, typically less than 4 pages each, that highlight the fundamentals of the US government, including the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence. The readings include a mixture of excerpts, song lyrics, quotes from Founders, poems, and comments from author Steve Brezenski. Those ever important topics of civics, responsibility, patriotism, governmental power, freedom, and citizenship (to name but a few) are introduced with an eye towards developing a greater understanding of our individual and corporate responsibilities. 147 pgs, pb. – Zach

  • Item #: 015121
    ISBN: 9780865304345
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    Covers the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, Bill of Rights, key Amendments, checks and balances, public office requirements, presidential succession, the Cabinet, Congress, government agencies, states' rights, how a bill becomes a law, the Supreme Court, elections and voting, presidents, national symbols, citizenship rights and responsibilities, and the Federal Reserve Board.
  • Item #: 002237
    ISBN: 9781935851110
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      Subtitled A Biblical Constitutional Catechism. You are likely familiar with Noah Webster and his dictionary, but are you aware of his educational and Biblical contributions? Webster believed that the Bible relates to all academic fields and to the foundation of the US government. This book is a reprint of Webster’s Value of the Bible: A Biblical Constitutional Catechism. The goal is to help children reason from Biblical principles. The book first focuses on Old and New Testament readings with Webster’s commentary numerated. Study questions cover The Value of the Bible; The Author of Liberty; The Powers That Be; and Individual Accountability. Also included is a short US Constitutional history and A Federal Catechism using a question/answer format to explain the principles behind the constitution and government. Appendices include excerpts from Webster’s History of the United States and The American Spelling Book. This oversized edition celebrates the 50th Anniversary of The Foundation for American Christian Education (FACE). 8.875” x 11.375”, 154 pp, hc. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 000288
    ISBN: 9781516991105
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      A country, state, and civics study for middle school students written by Angela O’Dell. The four included unit studies are designed for students to create a recorded notebook on US geography, government and symbols, state and city government, and their home state. Necessary resources include National Geographic’s Kids Atlas of the USA; Eat Your Way Around the USA; some state pictures for the region you’re studying; and markers/pencils. The appendix includes supplemental suggestions for books, DVDs and Web resources. Non-reproducible, 186 pp, sc. ~ Ruth