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ADVANCED CIVICS

THE SPIRIT, THE FORM, AND
THE FUNCTIONS OF THE

AMERICAN GOVERNMENT

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S. E.; FORMAN, PH.D.
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The best laws, though sanctioned by every citizen of the State,

will be of no avail unless the young are trained by habit
and education in the spirit of the Constitution.—ARISTOTLE,

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The Complexity of American Government

The Growth of Federalism in America .

The Articles of Confederation . . .

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THE DISTRIBUTION OF POWERS

Efforts to Strengthen the Confederation

The Constitutional Convention of 1787 .

How the Convention Distributed Power . . . . . . .

Implied and Resulting Powers of the Federal Government

Limitations of the Federal Government . -

How the Federal Constitution is Amended . .

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