M'Culloch V. Maryland

Securing a Nation

Author: Mark Robert Killenbeck

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 227

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Chronicles one of the first--and most famous--cases to define the reach and power of the federal government over the states. It addressed two questions: Did Congress have the authority to establish a national bank? And was the Maryland law used to tax that bank interfering with the federal government's constitutional authority? In one of Chief Justice John Marshall's most famous opinions, the Court unanimously answered yest to both questions.
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Why Politics Matters: An Introduction to Political Science

Author: Kevin Dooley,Joseph Patten

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0618907157

Category: Political Science

Page: 496

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WHY POLITICS MATTERS: AN INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE is a full-color, accessible introduction to Political Science. Organized evenly around the major divisions within Political Science: Theory, American Government, Comparative Politics, and International Relations, WHY POLITICS MATTERS follows a foundational approach to learning and gives students a big picture of the field. The authors approach the subject through a theme of theory and practice and emphasize why politics matters to the reader through current, global examples, encouraging critical thinking, discussion, and participation throughout the text. WHY POLITICS MATTERS is the first and only Introduction to Political Science book offering a fully integrated and customizable online reader, COURSEREADER, with a full slate of recommended primary source readings compiled by the authors. Each COURSEREADER selection is called-out in the text alongside the relevant discussion and is accompanied by critical thinking questions to help students apply the reading to their chapter lesson. You can further customize COURSEREADER for your class by choosing from the thousands of documents and videos within our Introduction to Political Science set and even adding your own notes and highlights before publishing your unique online reader for students to access. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Landmark Supreme Court Cases

The Most Influential Decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States

Author: Gary R. Hartman,Roy M. Mersky,Cindy L. Tate

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438110367

Category: Law

Page: 609

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Through its interpretations of the Constitution and Bill of Rights
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American Government, Essentials Edition

Author: James Q. Wilson,John J. DiIulio, Jr.,Meena Bose

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285195124

Category: Political Science

Page: 528

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Acclaimed for the scholarship of its prominent authors and the clarity of its narrative, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT: THE ESSENTIALS focuses on three fundamental topics: the importance of institutions of American government; the historical development of governmental procedures, actors, and policies; and who governs in the United States and to what ends. The policymaking process and politics of policy are discussed in Chapter 1, and new Policy Dynamics: Inside/Outside the Box features integrate policy coverage throughout the text without the extra length of domestic and foreign policy chapters. Features such as learning objectives, Constitutional Connections relating current issues to founding principles, and How Things Work boxes illustrating important processes, help you organize your study and master the book's key concepts. The state-of-the-art media package available for this text provides online tools that help you interact with the material to prepare for class, study for exams, and succeed. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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American Government: Institutions and Policies

Author: James Wilson,John DiIulio, Jr.,Meena Bose

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305081218

Category: Political Science

Page: 624

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American Politics

Classic and Contemporary Readings

Author: Allan J. Cigler,Burdett A. Loomis

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division

ISBN: 9780618453238

Category: Political Science

Page: 546

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This comprehensive reader offers a broad selection of classic and current documents, as well as analytical essays on current political issues. Topics include the terrorist attacks of 9/11, the war in Iraq, affirmative action, the Supreme Court's 2003 ruling on sodomy, the 2004 presidential race, and the Columbia shuttle disaster. In addition, policy-oriented readings appear throughout the text. Introductions to the selections help make even the most difficult topics, such as court cases, more accessible to students. Accompanying discussion questions follow a conceptual format, allowing students to focus on main themes and annotations explain unfamiliar terms. Each chapter opens with an essay that provides a brief preface to topics and advises students on critical-reading and -thinking skills. A topic correlation chart offers a convenient way to locate relevant readings for all subjects covered in the text.
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The Supreme Court A to Z

Author: Kenneth Jost

Publisher: Cq Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 576

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Includes such information as landmark cases, biographies of justices, Constitutional issues, historical data, and legal terminology.
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