Politics for Beginners by VariousUnderstanding politics is essential to understanding the world around us. That’s why Usborne are publishing Politics for Beginners, ideal for children (and adults) who’d like a no-nonsense, easy-to-understand guide to what politics is all about.
What is an election? Who gets to be Prime Minister or President? What does immigration mean? This essential introduction to politics for children answers all these questions and many more. Topics debated include capitalism, socialism and nationalism, terrorism, voting systems, free speech and human rights.
- Simple explanations of BIG ideas
- Cartoons, comic strips and diagrams
- Debating tips
- Internet links
- Glossary and index
Review: Usborne’s Politics for Beginners
Buy this book at Usborne Books and More or in local bookstores. Please note, we have recommended links to video clips from the TrueTube website. This site asks you to register to view their video clips. Registration is free, but children, please ask a grown-up first. For more tips, see Internet safety for children.
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Buy this book at Usborne Books and More or in local bookstores. Website 1 Watch a video clip about the three branches of the US government, legislative, executive, and judicial. Website 2 Examine an infographic of the three branches of government. Click on the picture to see a larger picture. Website 3 Find out about the two main political parties - the Democrats and the Republicans. Website 4 Take a virtual tour of the White House. Click and drag to look around or choose a different room below.
Hi there! RSS Feed. In over pages, the book sets out to explain what government is, how governments are run, how political systems have evolved, what different political ideologies stand for, and how to approach big questions - immigration, terrorism, feminism, war, freedom of speech. It provides context on how countries have ended up with the political systems they follow, breaks down difficult processes like elections, and offers different opinions on major topics. This book is a must-have for kids and adults alike! For parents and teachers, it provides a jumping off point to start discussions, along with topics worthy of further research - and a collection of online resources to build that research.