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An Outline of American Government


"Governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed." —The Declaration of Independence

Since declaring America’s independence from Great Britain on July 4, 1776, the United States’ leaders have worked to establish a government that supports every person’s right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. This work provides a thorough introduction to the framework and functions of the United States government.

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Key Features

  • Explains how the United States government works
  • Explores the significance of the Constitution
  • Includes a reading list in American government


  • The Constitution: An Enduring Document
  • Explaining the Constitution: The Federalist Papers
  • The Executive Branch: Powers of the Presidency
  • The Legislative Branch: The Reach of Congress
  • The Judicial Branch: Interpreting the Constitution
  • A Country of Many Governments
  • Fundamentals of American Government
  • Brief Reading List in American Government

Product Details

  • Title: An Outline of American Government
  • Author: Nathan Glick
  • Publisher: Logos Research Systems
  • Publication Date: 1998