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  1. Preface
  2. Students and the System
    1. 1 American Government and Civic Engagement
      1. Introduction
      2. 1.1 What is Government?
      3. 1.2 Who Governs? Elitism, Pluralism, and Tradeoffs
      4. 1.3 Engagement in a Democracy
      5. Key Terms
      6. Summary
      7. Review Questions
      8. Critical Thinking Questions
      9. Suggestions for Further Study
    2. 2 The Constitution and Its Origins
      1. Introduction
      2. 2.1 The Pre-Revolutionary Period and the Roots of the American Political Tradition
      3. 2.2 The Articles of Confederation
      4. 2.3 The Development of the Constitution
      5. 2.4 The Ratification of the Constitution
      6. 2.5 Constitutional Change
      7. Key Terms
      8. Summary
      9. Review Questions
      10. Critical Thinking Questions
      11. Suggestions for Further Study
    3. 3 American Federalism
      1. Introduction
      2. 3.1 The Division of Powers
      3. 3.2 The Evolution of American Federalism
      4. 3.3 Intergovernmental Relationships
      5. 3.4 Competitive Federalism Today
      6. 3.5 Advantages and Disadvantages of Federalism
      7. Key Terms
      8. Summary
      9. Review Questions
      10. Critical Thinking Questions
      11. Suggestions for Further Study
  3. Individual Agency and Action
    1. 4 Civil Liberties
      1. Introduction
      2. 4.1 What Are Civil Liberties?
      3. 4.2 Securing Basic Freedoms
      4. 4.3 The Rights of Suspects
      5. 4.4 Interpreting the Bill of Rights
      6. Key Terms
      7. Summary
      8. Review Questions
      9. Critical Thinking Questions
      10. Suggestions for Further Study
    2. 5 Civil Rights
      1. Introduction
      2. 5.1 What Are Civil Rights and How Do We Identify Them?
      3. 5.2 The African American Struggle for Equality
      4. 5.3 The Fight for Women’s Rights
      5. 5.4 Civil Rights for Indigenous Groups: Native Americans, Alaskans, and Hawaiians
      6. 5.5 Equal Protection for Other Groups
      7. Key Terms
      8. Summary
      9. Review Questions
      10. Critical Thinking Questions
      11. Suggestions for Further Study
    3. 6 The Politics of Public Opinion
      1. Introduction
      2. 6.1 The Nature of Public Opinion
      3. 6.2 How Is Public Opinion Measured?
      4. 6.3 What Does the Public Think?
      5. 6.4 The Effects of Public Opinion
      6. Key Terms
      7. Summary
      8. Review Questions
      9. Critical Thinking Questions
      10. Suggestions for Further Study
    4. 7 Voting and Elections
      1. Introduction
      2. 7.1 Voter Registration
      3. 7.2 Voter Turnout
      4. 7.3 Elections
      5. 7.4 Campaigns and Voting
      6. 7.5 Direct Democracy
      7. Key Terms
      8. Summary
      9. Review Questions
      10. Critical Thinking Questions
      11. Suggestions for Further Study
  4. Toward Collective Action: Mediating Institutions
    1. 8 The Media
      1. Introduction
      2. 8.1 What Is the Media?
      3. 8.2 The Evolution of the Media
      4. 8.3 Regulating the Media
      5. 8.4 The Impact of the Media
      6. Key Terms
      7. Summary
      8. Review Questions
      9. Critical Thinking Questions
      10. Suggestions for Further Study
    2. 9 Political Parties
      1. Introduction
      2. 9.1 What Are Parties and How Did They Form?
      3. 9.2 The Two-Party System
      4. 9.3 The Shape of Modern Political Parties
      5. 9.4 Divided Government and Partisan Polarization
      6. Key Terms
      7. Summary
      8. Review Questions
      9. Critical Thinking Questions
      10. Suggestions for Further Study
    3. 10 Interest Groups and Lobbying
      1. Introduction
      2. 10.1 Interest Groups Defined
      3. 10.2 Collective Action and Interest Group Formation
      4. 10.3 Interest Groups as Political Participation
      5. 10.4 Pathways of Interest Group Influence
      6. 10.5 Free Speech and the Regulation of Interest Groups
      7. Key Terms
      8. Summary
      9. Review Questions
      10. Critical Thinking Questions
      11. Suggestions for Further Study
  5. Delivering Collective Action: Formal Institutions
    1. 11 Congress
      1. Introduction
      2. 11.1 The Institutional Design of Congress
      3. 11.2 Congressional Elections
      4. 11.3 Congressional Representation
      5. 11.4 House and Senate Organizations
      6. 11.5 The Legislative Process
      7. Key Terms
      8. Summary
      9. Review Questions
      10. Critical Thinking Questions
      11. Suggestions for Further Study
    2. 12 The Presidency
      1. Introduction
      2. 12.1 The Design and Evolution of the Presidency
      3. 12.2 The Presidential Election Process
      4. 12.3 Organizing to Govern
      5. 12.4 The Public Presidency
      6. 12.5 Presidential Governance: Direct Presidential Action
      7. Key Terms
      8. Summary
      9. Review Questions
      10. Critical Thinking Questions
      11. Suggestions for Further Study
    3. 13 The Courts
      1. Introduction
      2. 13.1 Guardians of the Constitution and Individual Rights
      3. 13.2 The Dual Court System
      4. 13.3 The Federal Court System
      5. 13.4 The Supreme Court
      6. 13.5 Judicial Decision-Making and Implementation by the Supreme Court
      7. Key Terms
      8. Summary
      9. Review Questions
      10. Critical Thinking Questions
      11. Suggestions for Further Study
    4. 14 State and Local Government
      1. Introduction
      2. 14.1 State Power and Delegation
      3. 14.2 State Political Culture
      4. 14.3 Governors and State Legislatures
      5. 14.4 State Legislative Term Limits
      6. 14.5 County and City Government
      7. Key Terms
      8. Summary
      9. Review Questions
      10. Critical Thinking Questions
      11. Suggestions for Further Study
  6. The Outputs of Government
    1. 15 The Bureaucracy
      1. Introduction
      2. 15.1 Bureaucracy and the Evolution of Public Administration
      3. 15.2 Toward a Merit-Based Civil Service
      4. 15.3 Understanding Bureaucracies and their Types
      5. 15.4 Controlling the Bureaucracy
      6. Key Terms
      7. Summary
      8. Review Questions
      9. Critical Thinking Questions
      10. Suggestions for Further Study
    2. 16 Domestic Policy
      1. Introduction
      2. 16.1 What Is Public Policy?
      3. 16.2 Categorizing Public Policy
      4. 16.3 Policy Arenas
      5. 16.4 Policymakers
      6. 16.5 Budgeting and Tax Policy
      7. Key Terms
      8. Summary
      9. Review Questions
      10. Critical Thinking Questions
      11. Suggestions for Further Study
    3. 17 Foreign Policy
      1. Introduction
      2. 17.1 Defining Foreign Policy
      3. 17.2 Foreign Policy Instruments
      4. 17.3 Institutional Relations in Foreign Policy
      5. 17.4 Approaches to Foreign Policy
      6. Key Terms
      7. Summary
      8. Review Questions
      9. Critical Thinking Questions
      10. Suggestions for Further Study
  7. A | Declaration of Independence
  8. B | The Constitution of the United States
  9. C | Federalist Papers #10 and #51
  10. D | Electoral College Votes by State, 2012–2020
  11. E | Selected Supreme Court Cases
  12. Answer Key
    1. Chapter 1
    2. Chapter 2
    3. Chapter 3
    4. Chapter 4
    5. Chapter 5
    6. Chapter 6
    7. Chapter 7
    8. Chapter 8
    9. Chapter 9
    10. Chapter 10
    11. Chapter 11
    12. Chapter 12
    13. Chapter 13
    14. Chapter 14
    15. Chapter 15
    16. Chapter 16
    17. Chapter 17
  13. References
  14. Index
A
Act for the Gradual Abolition of Slavery 2.3 The Development of the Constitution
agenda setting 8.1 What Is the Media?
agent of political socialization 6.1 The Nature of Public Opinion
Agricultural Adjustment Act 3.2 The Evolution of American Federalism
Aid to Families with Dependent Children 3.3 Intergovernmental Relationships
Air Quality Act 16.4 Policymakers
American Bar Association 13.3 The Federal Court System
American Civil Liberties Union 3.4 Competitive Federalism Today, 7.2 Voter Turnout
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 3.1 The Division of Powers, 8.4 The Impact of the Media
American Woman Suffrage Association 5.3 The Fight for Women’s Rights
Americans with Disabilities Act 5.5 Equal Protection for Other Groups
amicus curiae 13.4 The Supreme Court
appellate court 13.2 The Dual Court System
Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission 9.4 Divided Government and Partisan Polarization
Article II of the Constitution, 12.1 The Design and Evolution of the Presidency
Asian American Political Alliance 5.5 Equal Protection for Other Groups
associate justice 13.4 The Supreme Court
Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now 7.2 Voter Turnout
B
balance of power 17.1 Defining Foreign Policy
balance of trade 17.1 Defining Foreign Policy
ballot fatigue 7.4 Campaigns and Voting
Bank of the United States 3.2 The Evolution of American Federalism
Barron v. Baltimore 4.1 What Are Civil Liberties?
Begala 7.3 Elections
Bilingual Education Act 5.5 Equal Protection for Other Groups
Black Lives Matter Introduction
bottom-up implementation 16.4 Policymakers
Boulder Canyon Project Act 16.2 Categorizing Public Policy
Brandenburg v. Ohio 4.2 Securing Basic Freedoms
Branzburg v. Hayes 8.3 Regulating the Media
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka 16.1 What Is Public Policy?
Budget and Impoundment Control Act 11.5 The Legislative Process
Budget Control Act 6.3 What Does the Public Think?
Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. 5.5 Equal Protection for Other Groups
C
caucus 7.3 Elections
Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) Implementation Act 17.1 Defining Foreign Policy
centralization Introduction
chief justice 13.4 The Supreme Court
Children’s Health Insurance Program 3.3 Intergovernmental Relationships
Children’s Internet Protection Act 4.2 Securing Basic Freedoms
chronic minority 7.2 Voter Turnout
Citizen Change 7.2 Voter Turnout
citizen journalism 8.2 The Evolution of the Media
City of Boerne v. Flores 5.5 Equal Protection for Other Groups
civil rights movement 12.4 The Public Presidency
Civil Rights Movement 11.3 Congressional Representation
Civil Service Commission 15.2 Toward a Merit-Based Civil Service
Classical liberalism 6.1 The Nature of Public Opinion
Clean Water Act 16.1 What Is Public Policy?
closed primary 7.3 Elections
coattail effect 7.3 Elections
Coffin Handbill 7.4 Campaigns and Voting
collective representation 11.3 Congressional Representation
common-law right 4.2 Securing Basic Freedoms
Communications Act 8.3 Regulating the Media
concurrent powers 3.1 The Division of Powers
Confederation Congress 2.2 The Articles of Confederation
Congressional Black Caucus 11.3 Congressional Representation
Congressional Budget Office 16.4 Policymakers
congressional-executive agreement 17.2 Foreign Policy Instruments
conscientious objector 4.2 Securing Basic Freedoms
consecutive term limits 14.4 State Legislative Term Limits
Constitutional Convention of 1787 11.1 The Institutional Design of Congress
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau 15.4 Controlling the Bureaucracy
Continental Congress 2.2 The Articles of Confederation
contract lobbyist 10.1 Interest Groups Defined
Controlled Substances Act 7.5 Direct Democracy
council-administrator system 14.5 County and City Government
council-elected executive system 14.5 County and City Government
council-manager system 14.5 County and City Government
courts of appeals 13.3 The Federal Court System
Crawford v. Marion County Election Board 7.2 Voter Turnout
creeping categorization 3.3 Intergovernmental Relationships
critical election 9.2 The Two-Party System
Cuban Missile Crisis 17.2 Foreign Policy Instruments
cultivation theory 8.4 The Impact of the Media
D
decentralization Introduction
delegate model of representation 11.3 Congressional Representation
delegates 7.3 Elections
Department of Defense Directive 1304.26 5.5 Equal Protection for Other Groups
descriptive representation 11.3 Congressional Representation
direct democracy 1.1 What is Government?
discretionary spending 16.5 Budgeting and Tax Policy
distributive policy 16.2 Categorizing Public Policy
District of Columbia v. Heller 4.2 Securing Basic Freedoms
district system 7.3 Elections
double jeopardy 4.3 The Rights of Suspects
due process clause 4.1 What Are Civil Liberties?
E
early voting 7.2 Voter Turnout
economic liberty 4.3 The Rights of Suspects
Education Amendments Act 11.3 Congressional Representation
Education for all Handicapped Children Act 5.5 Equal Protection for Other Groups
Elementary and Secondary Education Act 3.2 The Evolution of American Federalism
EMILY’s List 7.4 Campaigns and Voting
Employment Division v. Smith 4.2 Securing Basic Freedoms
entitlement 16.3 Policy Arenas
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 5.2 The African American Struggle for Equality
equal-time rule 8.3 Regulating the Media
exclusionary rule 4.2 Securing Basic Freedoms
F
Fair Packaging and Labeling Act 3.2 The Evolution of American Federalism
fairness doctrine 8.3 Regulating the Media
Federal Assault Weapons Ban 16.1 What Is Public Policy?
Federal Communications Commission 8.2 The Evolution of the Media, 8.3 Regulating the Media
federal court system 13.3 The Federal Court System
Federal Radio Commission 8.2 The Evolution of the Media
Federal Reserve Act 16.5 Budgeting and Tax Policy
first-past-the-post 9.2 The Two-Party System
Fisher v. University of Texas 5.2 The African American Struggle for Equality
Flag Protection Act 4.2 Securing Basic Freedoms
free exercise clause 4.2 Securing Basic Freedoms
free-market economics 16.2 Categorizing Public Policy
freedom of expression 4.2 Securing Basic Freedoms
Freedom of Information Act 15.4 Controlling the Bureaucracy
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 8.3 Regulating the Media
frontloading 7.3 Elections
full faith and credit clause 3.1 The Division of Powers
G
Gay Activists Alliance 5.5 Equal Protection for Other Groups
general election campaign 7.3 Elections
General Services Administration 12.3 Organizing to Govern
Gillette v. United States 4.2 Securing Basic Freedoms
Gonzales v. Raich 7.5 Direct Democracy
Government Accountability Office 15.4 Controlling the Bureaucracy
Great Recession 3.1 The Division of Powers
Griswold v. Connecticut 4.4 Interpreting the Bill of Rights
Gun-Free School Zones Act 3.2 The Evolution of American Federalism
guns versus butter 17.1 Defining Foreign Policy
H
Harper v. Virginia Board of Elections 5.2 The African American Struggle for Equality
Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier 4.2 Securing Basic Freedoms
Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act Introduction
Help America Vote Act 7.1 Voter Registration
Homeland Security Act 17.2 Foreign Policy Instruments
Honest Leadership and Open Government Act 10.5 Free Speech and the Regulation of Interest Groups
House Foreign Affairs Committee 17.3 Institutional Relations in Foreign Policy
hypodermic theory 8.4 The Impact of the Media
I
Immigration federalism 3.4 Competitive Federalism Today
in-house lobbyist 10.1 Interest Groups Defined
inaugural address 12.3 Organizing to Govern
incumbency advantage 7.4 Campaigns and Voting
indecency regulations 8.3 Regulating the Media
Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act 5.4 Civil Rights for Indigenous Groups: Native Americans, Alaskans, and Hawaiians
individualistic political culture 14.2 State Political Culture
intense preferences 1.3 Engagement in a Democracy
international agreement 17.2 Foreign Policy Instruments
Interstate Voter Registration Crosscheck Program 7.1 Voter Registration
Iran Nuclear Agreement 17.2 Foreign Policy Instruments
J
Jeffersonian Democratic-Republicans 3.2 The Evolution of American Federalism
Judicial Code of 1911 13.3 The Federal Court System
L
latent preferences 1.3 Engagement in a Democracy
League of United Latin American Citizens 5.5 Equal Protection for Other Groups
legislative liaison 10.1 Interest Groups Defined
legislative professionalism 14.3 Governors and State Legislatures
Lemon v. Kurtzman 4.2 Securing Basic Freedoms
liberal internationalism 17.4 Approaches to Foreign Policy
literacy test 7.1 Voter Registration
M
majoritarian voting 9.2 The Two-Party System
majority rule 1.1 What is Government?
mandatory spending 16.5 Budgeting and Tax Policy
Marriage Equality Act Introduction
mayor-council system 14.5 County and City Government
McCain-Feingold Act 11.2 Congressional Elections
McConnell v. Federal Election Commission 7.3 Elections
McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission 10.5 Free Speech and the Regulation of Interest Groups
membership organization 10.1 Interest Groups Defined
Merit Systems Protection Board 15.2 Toward a Merit-Based Civil Service
midterm elections 7.3 Elections
Miller v. California 8.3 Regulating the Media
minimal effects theory 8.4 The Impact of the Media
minority rights 1.1 What is Government?
Miranda warning 4.3 The Rights of Suspects
Modern conservatism 6.1 The Nature of Public Opinion
moralistic political culture 14.2 State Political Culture
Mothers Against Drunk Driving 3.4 Competitive Federalism Today
municipal government 14.5 County and City Government
N
National American Woman Suffrage Association 5.3 The Fight for Women’s Rights
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 5.2 The African American Struggle for Equality
National Commission on Voting Rights 7.1 Voter Registration
National Conference of State Legislatures 10.1 Interest Groups Defined, 14.3 Governors and State Legislatures
National Firearms Act 4.2 Securing Basic Freedoms
National Governors Association 14.3 Governors and State Legislatures
National Industrial Recovery Act 3.2 The Evolution of American Federalism
National Labor Relations Act 3.2 The Evolution of American Federalism
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) v. Jones and Laughlin Steel 3.2 The Evolution of American Federalism
National Minimum Drinking Age Act 3.4 Competitive Federalism Today
National Organization for Women 5.3 The Fight for Women’s Rights
National Organization of Women 6.3 What Does the Public Think?
National Security Act 17.2 Foreign Policy Instruments
National Voter Registration Act 7.1 Voter Registration
National Woman Suffrage Association 5.3 The Fight for Women’s Rights
National Woman’s Party 5.3 The Fight for Women’s Rights
negotiated rulemaking 15.4 Controlling the Bureaucracy
Negotiated Rulemaking Act 15.4 Controlling the Bureaucracy
North American Free Trade Agreement 17.1 Defining Foreign Policy, 17.2 Foreign Policy Instruments
North Atlantic Treaty Organization 17.1 Defining Foreign Policy
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) 17.1 Defining Foreign Policy
O
Obamacare Introduction
Office of Personnel Management 15.2 Toward a Merit-Based Civil Service
Office of the First Lady 12.4 The Public Presidency
Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act 3.2 The Evolution of American Federalism
open primary 7.3 Elections
oral argument 13.4 The Supreme Court
Ordinance of Nullification 3.2 The Evolution of American Federalism
Organization of American States 17.1 Defining Foreign Policy
outside lobbying 10.1 Interest Groups Defined
P
particularized benefit 10.1 Interest Groups Defined
party realignment 9.2 The Two-Party System
Persian Gulf War 17.1 Defining Foreign Policy
Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act 14.1 State Power and Delegation
Pew Charitable Trust 7.1 Voter Registration
Planned Parenthood v. Casey 4.4 Interpreting the Bill of Rights
platform 7.3 Elections
Plessey v. Ferguson 13.3 The Federal Court System
plurality voting 9.2 The Two-Party System
policy advocates 16.4 Policymakers
policy analysts 16.4 Policymakers
policy process 16.4 Policymakers
political action committees 10.4 Pathways of Interest Group Influence
political action committees (PACs) 7.3 Elections
political activity 1.3 Engagement in a Democracy
political power 1.1 What is Government?
Political socialization 6.1 The Nature of Public Opinion
politico model of representation 11.3 Congressional Representation
pork-barrel politics 11.3 Congressional Representation
president pro tempore 11.4 House and Senate Organizations
privileges and immunities clause 3.1 The Division of Powers
Project Vote Smart 7.2 Voter Turnout
proportional representation 9.2 The Two-Party System
Proposition 8 7.5 Direct Democracy
public interest group 10.1 Interest Groups Defined
public relations 8.1 What Is the Media?
Pure Food and Drug Act 16.2 Categorizing Public Policy
R
Reconciliation Act 11.5 The Legislative Process
redistributive policy 16.2 Categorizing Public Policy
Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act 4.2 Securing Basic Freedoms
reporter’s privilege 8.3 Regulating the Media
representative democracy 1.1 What is Government?
representative sample 6.2 How Is Public Opinion Measured?
residency requirement 7.1 Voter Registration
Roosevelt (FDR) 12.3 Organizing to Govern
Rule of Four 13.4 The Supreme Court
Rule of Naturalization 3.4 Competitive Federalism Today
S
safety net 16.3 Policy Arenas
Schenck v. United States 4.2 Securing Basic Freedoms
Second Bank of the United States 3.2 The Evolution of American Federalism
selective engagement 17.4 Approaches to Foreign Policy
selective incorporation 4.1 What Are Civil Liberties?
self-incrimination 4.3 The Rights of Suspects
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations 17.3 Institutional Relations in Foreign Policy
Senate Judiciary Committee 13.3 The Federal Court System
senatorial courtesy 13.3 The Federal Court System
Seneca Falls Convention 5.3 The Fight for Women’s Rights
Seventeenth Amendment 2.5 Constitutional Change
shadow campaigns 7.4 Campaigns and Voting
Sixteenth Amendment 3.1 The Division of Powers
social welfare policy 16.3 Policy Arenas
sole executive agreement 17.2 Foreign Policy Instruments
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 5.2 The African American Struggle for Equality
State of the State address 14.3 Governors and State Legislatures
straight-ticket voting 7.4 Campaigns and Voting
Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee 5.2 The African American Struggle for Equality
sunshine laws 8.3 Regulating the Media
super PACs 7.3 Elections
supply-side economics 16.5 Budgeting and Tax Policy
Surface Transportation Program 3.3 Intergovernmental Relationships
surge-and-decline theory 11.2 Congressional Elections
Swift Boat Veterans for Truth 7.4 Campaigns and Voting
symbolic speech 4.2 Securing Basic Freedoms
Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements 7.1 Voter Registration
T
Telecommunications Act 8.3 Regulating the Media
Telephone Consumer Protection Act 6.2 How Is Public Opinion Measured?
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families 3.3 Intergovernmental Relationships
Texas v. Johnson 4.2 Securing Basic Freedoms
theory of delegate representation 6.4 The Effects of Public Opinion
Three-Fifths Compromise 2.3 The Development of the Constitution
Tillman Act 7.3 Elections
Tinker v. Des Moines 4.2 Securing Basic Freedoms
top-down implementation 16.4 Policymakers
top-two primary 7.3 Elections
totalitarianism 1.1 What is Government?
Town of Greece v. Galloway 6.4 The Effects of Public Opinion
Traditional conservatism 6.1 The Nature of Public Opinion
traditionalistic political culture 14.2 State Political Culture
Transportation Security Administration 3.2 The Evolution of American Federalism
trustee model of representation 11.3 Congressional Representation
Twentieth Amendment 2.5 Constitutional Change
Twenty-Seventh Amendment 2.5 Constitutional Change
Twenty-Third Amendment 2.5 Constitutional Change
U
U.S. Department of Education 3.3 Intergovernmental Relationships
U.S. Food and Drug Administration 16.2 Categorizing Public Policy
U.S. Supreme Court 13.3 The Federal Court System
Unfunded Mandates and Information Transparency Act 3.3 Intergovernmental Relationships
United Nations (UN) 17.1 Defining Foreign Policy
United States v. Cruickshank 4.2 Securing Basic Freedoms
United States v. E. C. Knight 3.2 The Evolution of American Federalism
United States v. Miller 4.2 Securing Basic Freedoms
United States v. Pink 17.2 Foreign Policy Instruments
United States v. Wrightwood Dairy Co. 3.1 The Division of Powers
W
Weeks v. United States 4.2 Securing Basic Freedoms
Westboro Baptist Church 4.2 Securing Basic Freedoms
Whistleblower Protection Act 15.4 Controlling the Bureaucracy
Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act 15.4 Controlling the Bureaucracy
winner-take-all system 7.3 Elections
Wisconsin v. Yoder 4.2 Securing Basic Freedoms
Workforce Investment Act 3.3 Intergovernmental Relationships
writ of certiorari 13.4 The Supreme Court
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