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SKU B-185267

How the U.S. Government Works: …and how it all comes together to make a nation (Ages 8 to 10, Grades 3 to 5)

Product specification details
SKU B-185267
Place of Publication United States
Publisher Barron's Educational Series Inc.,U.S.
Year of Publication 2019
Number of Pages 48
Cover Paperback
Format Medium
Language English
ISBN 9781438011639
Dimensions 7x9.2" (178 x 236 mm)
"For a simple, straightforward explanation of the election process, this book is hard to beat."--The Boston Herald This updated, easy-to-read book for children explains the federal system as it works in the United States today. It also discusses why the framers of the Constitution created the U.S. government in the 18th century and the purposes it was designed to serve. Described are the Legislative branch, composed of the Senate and the House of Representatives; the Executive branch, headed by the President with the Cabinet members; and the Judicial branch, comprised of the Supreme Court of the United States and the lower federal courts throughout the nation. This edition has been revised for classroom and home use with more curriculum-aligned vocabulary and an expanded glossary; discussion questions; and a new resource guide. Young readers will learn how officials are elected or appointed and the work various government agencies do for the people's benefit. A complex process is explained in interesting terms that young readers can comprehend.