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Books in Good Citizenship Library series

  • The President: America's Leader

    Mary Oates Johnson

    Library Binding (Heinemann/Raintree, Nov. 1, 1992)
    A look at the office of the President of the United States describes his/her powers, who can become president, the roles of the president, presidents who have changed the office, wartime presidents, and more.
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  • The Judiciary: Laws We Live by

    Lila E. Summer, Samuel G. Woods

    Library Binding (Heinemann/Raintree, Nov. 1, 1992)
    An introduction to the law discusses community justice, the court system, young people and the law, how ideas help make new laws, controversial issues, the changing of the Constitution, criminal versus civil cases, and more.
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  • The Vote: Making Your Voice Heard

    Linda Scher

    Library Binding (Heinemann/Raintree, Nov. 1, 1992)
    A look at the election process discusses who can vote, how voting has changed over the years, where and when to vote, how to vote wisely, the function of voting in a democracy, and more.
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  • The President: America's Leader

    Mary Oates Johnson

    Paperback (Steck-Vaughn Co, June 1, 1993)
    Discusses the powers of the president, the office, roles, qualifications, and presidents who have changed the office
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  • Rights and Responsibilities: Using Your Freedom

    Frances Shuker-Haines

    Library Binding (Heinemann/Raintree, Jan. 1, 1993)
    Examines the rights and responsibilities of being a citizen, discussing such topics as free speech, interest groups, voting, taxes, jury duty, and running for office
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  • The Vote: Making Your Voice Heard

    Linda Scher

    Paperback (Heinemann/Raintree, Sept. 1, 1992)
    Discusses who can vote, how and where to vote, who votes and who does not, and how to vote wisely
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  • Rights and Responsibilities: Using Your Freedom

    Frances Shuker-Haines

    Paperback (Heinemann/Raintree, Sept. 1, 1992)
    Examines the rights and responsibilities of being a citizen, discussing such topics as free speech, interest groups, voting, taxes, jury duty, and running for office
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  • Becoming A Citizen - Adopting a New Home

    FRED BRATMAN

    Library Binding (RAINTREE STECK-VAUGHN PUBLISHERS, March 15, 1993)
    Tells with stories and pictures the process of becoming a U.S. citizen from an immigrant perspective. Reading level for ages 9 and up.
  • The Military: Defending the Nation

    Eloise Paananen

    Library Binding (Heinemann/Raintree, Nov. 1, 1992)
    A look at the U.S. military discusses its role in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and Bush's war in the gulf.
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  • The Congress - America's Lawmakers

    GARY M. STERN

    Library Binding (Raintree Steck-Vaughn Publishers, Jan. 1, 1993)
    Takes the reader through the governmental process of the making of laws, told through words, charts and pictures. For reading level 4 and up (ages 9 and up).
  • Steck-Vaughn Becoming a Citizen: Workbook

    STECK-VAUGHN

    Paperback (STECK-VAUGHN, Jan. 1, 1993)
    Examines the origins of citizenship and the role of the citizen and discusses immigration, illegal aliens, political asylum, the slave trade, and other related topics
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  • Taxation: Paying for Government

    Charles Hirsch

    Paperback (Steck-Vaughn Co, Dec. 1, 1992)
    Examines the history of how and why governments collect money and discusses the Internal Revenue Service and taxation in the United States.
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