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American Government

Have questions about how the government works? Find out more here with American Government! What is our government based on? How do the different branches work? What are your rights? And, what do you need to know to make the most of your government?

Branches of the Federal Government

A Listing of the 3 branches of the Federal Government and the Courts, Agencies and Departments under each branch.
 

Basics of American Government for Kids

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The Congress - Robin Nelson; Sandra Donovan
ISBN: 9780761365181
Publication Date: 2012

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The Judicial Branch - Pete DiPrimio
ISBN: 9781584159445
Publication Date: 2011

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The Executive Branch - Bonnie Hinman
ISBN: 9781584159438
Publication Date: 2011

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The Legislative Branch - Rebecca Thatcher Murcia
ISBN: 9781584159421
Publication Date: 2011

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The Branches of U. S. Government - Michael Burgan
ISBN: 9780531265536
Publication Date: 2011

 

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Government Directories

Most of these resources are Reference material and must be used at the library.
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Encyclopedia of Federal Agencies and Commissions - Kathleen Thompson Hill; Gerald N. Hill
Call Number: Reference Only
ISBN: 0816048436
Publication Date: 2004

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Historical Statistics of the United States
Call Number: Online
Historical Statistics of the United States makes access to five sorts of US Statistics easy! Find Population, Work and Welfare, Economic Structure and Performance, Economic Sectors, and Governance and International Relations easy!


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The United States Government Internet Directory 2013 - Shana Hertz-Hattis
Call Number: Reference Only
ISBN: 9781598886283
Publication Date: 2013
The authoritative guidebook for official government resources on the Internet.

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Washington Information Directory 2013-2014 - CQ Press Staff (Editor)
Call Number: Reference Only
ISBN: 9781452283227
Publication Date: 2013
Lists addresses and telephone and fax numbers for federal agencies, Congress, and nongovernmental organizations in Washington, D.C.

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