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U.s. Supreme Court (Paperback) (Bill McAuliffe)

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In the United States, ours is a government "of the people, by the people, for the people," according to Lincoln's famous Gettysburg Address. But how did the federal and state branches of government get to be so complex—and why did a separation of powers evolve in the first place? Aiming to demystify many of these issues in terms modern students can understand, By the People examines the history of American government, making use of maps, charts, call-outs, and other infographic-packed features to spotlight memorable facts and bolster the surrounding narrative. "We the People" sidebars provide biographical sketches of key figures, from senators and presidents to justices and mayors. A historical survey of the United States Supreme Court, from its beginnings to present decisions, including its judicial role and influential justices such as Earl Warren.
Number of Pages: 48
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Series Title: By the People
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Chronicle Books Llc
Age Range: Teen
Author: Bill McAuliffe
Language: English
Street Date: February 7, 2017
TCIN: 52041297
UPC: 9781628322743
Item Number (DPCI): 248-40-2635
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