The Legislative Branch
This comprehensive guide for young readers explains the concept of government by focusing on one particular and important aspect—lawmaking. Readers will explore what the legislative branch is and the role it plays within the state and federal government. They will also be introduced to some of the most important and interesting people who have worked in this branch of government, including both past and present members of the U.S. Congress. Full-color photos and diagrams help to illustrate what kind of decisions are made in Congress and how those decisions affect the everyday lives of Americans.