What is democracy? Why is it important to vote? And how does a presidential candidate become elected, anyway? This never-boring, information-packed book explains the (often confusing) American political process, from its infancy to the present day. Includes sections on political parties, the electoral college, primaries, the ins and outs of the campaign trail, "dirty" politics, and much more. List of presidents and presidential facts. Glossary. Bibliography. Further reading. Index. Photographs and full-color illustrations.
See How They Run: Campaign Dreams, Election Schemes, and the Race to the White HouseBook Verdict
ISBN: 9781599902852 Format: Print Book Edition: - Publisher: Bloomsbury Page Count: 96 Trim Size: 8 1/2" x 11" Dewey Classification: 324.973 Accelerated Reader: Level: 6.2, Points: 2 Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 4.8, Points: 6 Lexile: Level: 870L Genre: Nonfiction.