Part I The foundations of the new American democracy: democracy in America; establishing a constitutional democracy; federalism - division of power among national, state and local governments; America - unity amidst diversity. Part II The ingredients of the new American democracy: public opinion; individual participation; interest group participation; political parties; the media. Part III Campaigns and elections: electing the president; electing the congress. Part IV The government: the congress and its work; the presidency - powers and practice; the bureaucracy; the courts. Part V Civil liberties and civil rights: civil liberties; civil rights. Part VI Public policy: domestic policy; economic policy - prosperity, deficits, and taxes; foreign and defense policy.