Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History: Government and Politics provides a concise history of the U.S. government and political scene throughout American history, with a particular emphasis on how government and politics effects---and is affected by---social change.
In two volumes, the set is organized chronologically, by era, into chapters. Chapters include:
Expansion to the Mississippi
Civil War Era
Great Depression and World War II
Each chapter features an introductory essay on the era followed by entries grouped under consistent subheads:
How They Were Governed
Important Figures of the Day
Political Parties, Platforms, and Key Issues
Current Events and Social Movements
Legislation, Court Cases, and Trials
Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History: Government and Politics consists of approximately 400 entries, including subject entries and biographies that average about 1,000 words; 350 images, including maps; a chronology; a glossary; sources for further study; and a general index.
"The thorough explanations of complicated events and detailed descriptions of the important people of the day (and why they were significant) provide a rich context for the development of U.S. government and politics...highly recommended for public, high school, and undergraduate academic library collections." --ARBA, March 2009
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