Book reference American Politics Today- William T. Bianco and David T. Canon W.W. Norton& Company Chapter 1: Hold a discussion about the legalization of marijuana. How does this debate illustrate the conflictual nature of American politics? ( I’d prefer an answer that legalizes it) Chapter 6 : Why do Americans know little in terms of politics and public affairs? Is this general lack of knowledge a threat to democracy? Why or why not? Chapter 12 : Is the president the most powerful person in the world? Explain.