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For use with
Keeping the Republic 
. Copyright © 2006 by CQ Press.
Politics: Who Gets What,and How?
Chapter 1
 
For use with
Keeping the Republic 
. Copyright © 2006 by CQ Press.
In this chapter we will learn about 
The meaning of “politics
The varieties of political systems and the roles theyendorse for the individuals who live in them
The historical origins of American democracy
The goals and concerns of the founders as they createdthe American system
The components of critical thinking and how the themesof power and citizenship will serve as our framework forunderstanding American politics
 
For use with
Keeping the Republic 
. Copyright © 2006 by CQ Press.
What is politics?
Politics: who gets what, when, and how; a process ofdetermining how power and resources are distributed ina society without recourse to violence
Power: the ability to get others to do what you want

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