Why does this differ fromrnevery other handl)oolcrnon our government?rnClarmce Caison pulls no punches as he explains why:rn”It would be a considerable fiaud to do a book on American governmentrnwhich talked as if die Constitution were still being substantially observed,rnthat pretended that when Presidents took die oath of office diey intendedrnto observe the bounds set by die Constitiition, tiiat Congressmen recitedrntheir pledges widi die same intent, and diat federal judges were still construingrnthe Constitution as it was written. In sum, any book on Americanrngovernment worthy of die name ought to make clear how remote fix)m diernConstitution die government has become.”rnThis is die book. Whidi is why we believe diat it’s die only book on our governmentrndiat Americans can tinst today. Carson gives you all die basics,rninduding:rn•• The roots of die American system, bodi scriptural and secular… key contributionsrnof ancient Greece and Rome . . . die Middle Ages . . . diernRenaissance . . . die Reformation . . . modem Europe and England . . .rnand our own colonial experioicern• The battie over die Constitution. The framers’ real intaitions, as shown inrnthdr writingsrn• Betrayed, especially in our time: die letter AND die spirit of the Constitutionrn• How government functions at each level — federal, state and local. Therncourt system, from justice of die peace to die Supreme Courtrn• The changing presidency. The impact (for better or worse) of Washingtonrn. . . Jefferson . . . lincohi… TOR and his successorsrn• Tlie rise of the Wdfare Stale. The staggering growdi of government spendingrnand bureaucracyrn• Massive dqartures from die Constitution in our century (on die way to diernLeviadian state). How to get die government back on coursernWhat every American must know aboutrnour governmentrnCarson exposes errors and myths tiiat Ktter most odier texts on our governmentrnas he refutes decades of liberal propaganda:rn•The God-derived “natural law” principles on which our government wasrnbased. How diey were corrupted, and finally abandoned. The secularistrnphilosophies diat took overrn• Why die Civil War was unconstitutional. How it upset die balance of powersrnand led to unprecedented federal controlrn•The three events diat mark die “great divide” in American history — evenrnmore dian die Civil Warrn• Why it is inaccurate to call our system a “democracy”rn• The rise of “judicial activism.” The Court’s effort to drive religion andrnmorality out of public life. How Constitutional protections of religionrngradually became laws against religionrn•How new “rights” not found in die Constitution (e.g., abortion,rnpornography) were created by Court fiatrn•The difference between revolutionary and evolutionary socialism. How diernlatter dominated our government in recent decades—in everything but namernThis book is valuable for parents who want to correct die misinformation fed tornour children today. Homeschoolers will never find a better text.rnBui please, don’t think of this simply as a fine texdMok. Think of it asrnthe perfect conqMnion to your own ideas about where our countryrnSHOULD be hnided; and the ideal guidebook for your own efforts tornrestore decency to govenunent and society. Clarence Canon puts thernsources and die answers at your fingertips.rnHow the Club WorksrnEvery 4 weeks (13 times a year) you get a fiee copy of the Qub Bulletin, whkh offersrnyou the Feabucd Selection plus a good chone of Alternates. Books on current issues,rnrdigioD, education, homesdiooling, politics, chSdren’s bodes, etc. — all of interest tornconservatives. 1^ If you want die Feabued Selection, do nodiing. It will comernautomatically. i^ If you don’t want die Feahued Selection, or you do want an Alternate,rnindkate your wishes on the handy card enck)sed widi your BuOetin and return itrnby die deadline date. • The m^rity of Qub books are offered at 20-50% discounts,rnplus a char^ for shipping and handUng. * As soon as you buy and pay for 3 booksrnat regular Chib prices, your membership may be ended at any time, ddier by you orrnby die dub. ^Ifyou ever receive a Feabued Selection widiout having had 10 days torndecide if you want it, you may return it at Club expense for AiU credit, -k Goodrnservks. No computers! • The Qub will offw rsgular Supertiargains, mosdy atrn70.95% discounts plus shipping and handling. Superbargains do not count towardrniiilfilliiig your Club obligation, but do enable you to buy fine books at giveaway prices.rn•k Only ox membership per housdiold.rn/Il CONSERVATIVE I ! ! BOOK CLUBrn33 Oakland Avenue • Harrison, N.Y. 10528rnPlease accept my membership in the Club and send me FREE thern603-page, $32.95 Basic American Government by Qarence B.rnCarson. I agree to buy 3 additional books at regular Club prices overrnthe next 18 months. I also agree to the Qub rules spelled out m thisrncoupon. CCII1.-119rnName _rnAddressrnGty_^ .State. .Zip.rnrnrn