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eText: 
ISBN-13 9780205934553ISBN-10 0205934552
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-205-88390-7ISBN-13 978-0-205-88390-5
Author(s): Daniel M. Shea; Joanne Connor Green; Christopher E. Smith
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2014 Pages: 648
Description

Participate in American government

Living Democracy asks students to participate in both their learning and in American politics.  

This text helps students experience the impact government has on their daily lives and inspires them to work to affect that government — at the local, state and national levels.  Written with the belief that the American Government course is critically important for our students, Living Democracy helps students draw connections between course topics and current events and find a role for themselves in politics and government for the rest of their lives.

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