Government affects every citizen’s life in the United States, every single day. The goal of the Founding Fathers was to create a government that was in the hands of the people, not in the hands of a monarchy. Attributes of America provides a basic overview of the government system and allows readers to better appreciate the underlying principles of the Constitution of the United States.
The general public itself has to be knowledgeable about the issues confronting the nation. Attributes of America shows that our Constitutional Republic is dependent upon the citizens of the United States in order to be a success, in order that we preserve our current national government.
Attributes of America:
- Includes excerpts from the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution itself to help explain portions of these important topics
- Contains quotes from the Founding Fathers, such as Benjamin Franklin, that help establish a need that will be addressed in the following material
- Provides an overview into the structure and functions of our Constitutional Republic
- Gives different perspective on the common conception of government
Chapter One: The Three Branches of Government
Chapter Two: Fundamental Documents that Underpin Our Government
Chapter Three: How Laws Are Enacted
Chapter Four: Ways Citizens Shape and Influence the Government
Chapter Five: American Exceptionalism
Chapter Six: Declaration of Independence
Chapter Seven: The Constitution
Chapter Eight: The Declaration, Constitution and Bill of Rights
Chapter Nine: Constitutional Republic