The Study of American Government


The authors ask "Who Governs?" and "To What End?."

They are different questions because

Power, authority, legitimacy, etc.

Sources of Power, from Galbraith's The Anatomy of Power


Political Elites


Eric Jonas's 1998-1999 AP American Government Notes
This material copyright Eric Jonas, 1999.
These notes have been taken from American Government, 7th edition, by Wilson and DiIulio, and from in-class lecture by Mr. Greg Sandmeyer at Timberline High School.