Compromises and Deals
Many pieces of important legislation are passed because of compromises and deals struck between lawmakers. The U.S. Constitution was created through a complex system of compromises, and this process continues in American government today. Readers get an inside look at this part of the political system as they discover historical and modern examples of influential compromises and deals. Sidebars and discussion questions invite readers to form their own point of view on this controversial part of the political process, and full-color photographs of famous politicians fill each page.