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US Government is an OER textbook designed to meet the requirements of a semester of American Government
Chapter 1: Political Theory & The US Constitution
In this chapter we explore the roots of the political theories shaped the United States Constitution.
An Introduction to US Government
This online course and textbook covers a wide range of topics explaining how the US Government was founded, how it works, and how it changes with time. States This course can be used in a variety of states. Ohio Texas Michigan California Indiana St...
Political Ideas in History: An Introduction
Do you believe in government "BY THE PEOPLE, FOR THE PEOPLE, AND OF THE PEOPLE?" Few Americans would say no, especially since these words, spoken by Abraham Lincoln in his 1863 Gettysburg Address, are firmly embedded in the American political system. Yet, gov...
Social Contract Philosophers: A Brief Summary
Who are the key thinkers and philosophes of how society can and should work? In this section we dive into some of the more influential thinkers of the enlightenment and consider how some of their ideas provide a foundation for the United States government. Th...