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The branches of U.S. government

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The branches of U.S. government

Burgan, Michael, author.

New York : Children's Press, [2012]

64 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 24 cm.

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Examines James Madison's detailed plan for the newly proposed American government that would consist of a legislative, executive, and a judicial branch whose guidelines would be defined within the Constitution. Describes how they work together and discusses the system of checks and balances. Includes color photos and illustrations, a timeline, a map of each state's number of representatives, a glossary, and an index.

Reading Counts: Level 6.3 / 5.0 Points / 55712.

Lexile: 910L

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ISBN:

978-0-531-26553-6

LC Call No:

JK40 .B87 2012

Dewey Class No:

320.473 23

Author:

Burgan, Michael, author.

Title:

The branches of U.S. government / by Michael Burgan.

VaryingTitle:

Branches of United States government

Physical:

64 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 24 cm.

ContentType:

text rdacontent

MediaType:

unmediated rdamedia

CarrierType:

volume rdacarrier

Series:

Cornerstones of freedom

Notes:

"Bringing history to life"--Cover.

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Summary:

Examines James Madison's detailed plan for the newly proposed American government that would consist of a legislative, executive, and a judicial branch whose guidelines would be defined within the Constitution. Describes how they work together and discusses the system of checks and balances. Includes color photos and illustrations, a timeline, a map of each state's number of representatives, a glossary, and an index.

Target Audience:

910 Lexile.

Study Program:

Accelerated Reader AR-ATOS MG 7.3 1.0 147539.

Study Program:

Reading Counts RC 6.3 5.0 55712.

Subject:

Separation of powers--United States.

Subject:

Separation of powers.

SAE:UnifrmTitle:

Cornerstones of freedom.

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