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America’s Security Agencies

The Department of Homeland Security, FBI, NSA, and CIA

Series: The Federal Government

By Tom Streissguth

Tom Streissguth’s book opens with a look into the events following 9/11 that led to the creation of the Department of Homeland Security in 2002, one of the four organizations discussed in his book AMERICA’S SECURITY AGENCIES. What follows is a thorough examination of this new and important agency—its creation, history, structure, inner workings, and importance.

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<h2><a href="../The_Judicial_Branch/3460">The Judicial Branch: <i>Interpreting America’s Laws</i></a></h2>
<h2><a href="../The_Legislative_Branch/3461">The Legislative Branch: <i>Creating America’s Laws</i></a></h2>

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San Jose Unified School District, April 11, 2008

"The text is nicely laid out and easy to read."

Arlington Independent School District, February 4, 2009

"This series would support and enhance the social studies curriculum and would be a valuable addition to the library. These books would be extremely helpful to students' researching the Federal Government because of the report links section which directs students to great Internet sites . . ."

Library Media Connection, October 2008

"The texts . . . are well researched and informative . . . web addresses will be useful for those who want additional information."

The Horn Book Guide, Fall 2008

"Middle school students researching careers in the government or law enforcement will find this book indispensable . . . The book is written in an easy-to-understand and interesting format . . . Every middle school library should own this book."

Denton Independent School District, April 28, 2008

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