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Political Science/Government

U.S. Government Resources

A guide to the principles, structure, processes and functions of the Federal government of the United States.


Political Science LC Call Numbers

J is  the letter assigned by the LIbrary of Congress classification system for books and other resources in Political Science. 

The following letters are assigned to specific Political Science subject areas.

  • JC Political theory. Imperialism, monarchy, aristocracy, democracy, fascism, dictatorships, individual rights
  • JF Constitutional history
  • JS Local government
  • JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration
  • JX International law and relations

Subject Guide - U.S. Government

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