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Cover of: Our federal government | Patricia C. Acheson
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Why have a government? — The writing of the Constitution — The Preamble — The Constitution — The three branches of government — The development of the executive branch — Other White House groups — The executive departments — The development of the legislative branch of the United States government — The organization of the federal judiciary — The independent agencies — The federal government and the citizen — Appendix: The Constitution of the United States of America.

Describes the complexities of the United States government, from the basic elements of the Constitution, the three branches, and the Federal Judiciary, to the growth of the independent agencies.

2 editions First published in 1978

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Cover of: Our federal government
Cover of: Our Federal Government
Our Federal Government: how it works : an introduction to the United States Government
1978, Dodd, Mead
in English - Thoroughly rev. and updated.


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