American Values and Freedoms: Governmental Checks and Balances, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532150873
  • ISBN-13: 9781532150876
  • DDC: 320.47304
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released May 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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This book examines the ways the three branches of the US government were designed to prevent each other from gaining too much power and influence. The title provides numerous examples of executive, legislative, and judicial checks that help keep the federal government running smoothly. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Congress Versus Andrew Johnson.
2: Creating Checks and Balances.
3: Congress Checks the President.
4: Congress Checks the Courts.
5: Congress Checks Itself.
6: The President Checks Congress.
7: Other Presidential Checks.
8: Judicial Checks and Balances.
9: Other Checks and Balances.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.