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Author Giesecke, Ernestine, 1945-
Title National government / [Ernestine Giesecke].
Pub Info Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, c2010.
book jacket
 Provincetown-Children's  J 320.473 Gov     AVAILABLE
Edition Rev. and updated.
Descript 32 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ; 28 cm.
Series Kids' guide to government
Kids' guide.
Audience 970L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.1 1 1 65450
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 32) and index.
Contents What is government? -- The Constitution -- Separation of powers -- The executive branch -- The President's Cabinet -- The legislative branch -- The Congress -- The Senate -- The House of Representatives -- Committees -- The judicial branch -- The Supreme Court -- Paying for government -- How laws are made.
Summary Take a guided tour through our national government. You'll learn about the powers of the executive, legislative and judicial branches of the United States government, find out how the U.S. Constitution was designed to protect the rights of the people, and learn about the powers the president has.
Subject United States -- Politics and government -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Politics and government.
ISBN 9781432927080
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