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Author Peterson, Amanda, 1980- author.

Title Understanding presidential appointments / Amanda Peterson.

Publication Info. New York, NY : PowerKids Press, 2018.
2018

Copies

Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Bradley PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - BRBB-2  J-LAW GOVERNMENT Pet    AVAILABLE
 Charles B. Phillips PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - CPBB-3  J 352.30973 PET    AVAILABLE
 Cherry Valley PLD Juvenile Non-Fiction - CHVY-11  J 352.30973 PET    AVAILABLE
 Genoa PL Stacks - GELY-11  ENF 352.30 PET    AVAILABLE
 Homer Twp PL - Main Juvenile Non-Fiction - HDBB-1  J 352.30 PET    AVAILABLE
 Pearl City PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - PCLY-13  J 352.30 PET    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description 32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series What's up with your government?
What's up with your government?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Why do presidential appointees spark so much controversy? Which jobs can a president fill, and are there limits on the president's power? This important book examines presidential appointees, the confirmation process, the checks and balances that affect this system, and other key points on this vital topic. Historical examples provide crucial context for current events, including the most recent appointments to our government leadership and how they affect our country. Photographs capture key moments and fact boxes illuminate essential topics.
Contents The appointment power -- "The President needs help" -- The Cabinet and the Court -- Now hiring -- The appointment process.
Subject Government executives -- Selection and appointment -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Government executives -- Selection and appointment -- United States.
United States -- Officials and employees -- Selection and appointment -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Officials and employees -- Selection and appointment.
ISBN 9781538322345 (hardcover)
153832234X (hardcover)

 
    
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