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The Oxford Guide to the United States Government

John J. Patrick, Richard M. Pious and Donald A. Ritchie

Published in print January 1993 | ISBN: 9780195142730
Published online January 2002 | e-ISBN: 9780199891276 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780195142730.001.0001
The Oxford Guide to the United States Government

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This is the ultimate resource for authoritative information on the American Presidency, Congress, and Supreme Court.

Compiled by three leading scholars, it contains the key figures, events, and structures that have animated U.S. government for more than 200 years. In addition to coverage of the 2000 Presidential race and election, it features biographies of all the Presidents, Vice Presidents, and Supreme Court Justices, as well as notable members of Congress, including current leadership; historical commentary on past elections, major Presidential decisions, international and domestic programs, and the key advisors and agencies of the executive branch; in-depth analysis of Congressional leadership and committees, agencies and staff, and historic legislation; and detailed discussions of 100 landmark Supreme Court cases and the major issues facing the Court today. Other entries define legal terms and phrases and elaborate on the wide array of government traditions.

Book.  959 pages.  413846 words. 

Subjects: US Politics

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