By Edward Delon
This booklet addresses constitutional ideas, nationwide safeguard, immigration, household and international monetary matters, overseas affairs, and the Electoral collage. The overarching objective is to inspire the reader to get involved in, and stay engaged in, the civic and political technique in any respect degrees of presidency for the typical reliable of the country.
The framework was once built, partially, from The nationwide evaluate of academic growth (NAEP) utilizing the highschool tests for civics, economics, and U.S. historical past. NAEP's 2010 Civics record came upon that lower than 30% of 4th, eighth, and 12th-grade scholars have been expert in civics. The Intercollegiate reviews Institute (ISI) administered a 60-question civics literacy examination to 28,000 undergraduate scholars from greater than eighty schools. the common ranking was once 54%. whilst ISI demonstrated adults of every age and academic backgrounds, seventy one% of them failed.
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A Constitutional Democracy: Voices and Votes by Edward Delon