The Constitution of the United States, with Index, and the Declaration of Independence

Author: National Center for Constitutional Studi

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780880801447

Category: History

Page: 46

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The National Center for Constitutional Studies has printed a special edition copy of The Constitution of the United States that has been proofed word for word against the original Constitution housed in the Archives in Washington, D.C. It is identical in spelling, capitalization and punctuation. This 48-page pocket sized booklet contains The Constitution of the United States (including The Bill of Rights and Amendments 11-27) and The Declaration of Independence. Its dimensions are 3.25" X 6.5". On the front cover of this pocket Constitution there is a four-color picture of George Washington holding a quill in his hand, inviting each of us to pledge our support for and commitment to The Constitution of the United States by maintaining and promoting its standard of liberty for ourselves and our posterity. You are invited to: 1. Purchase multiple copies of this pocket Constitution and keep one with you; 2. Read The Constitution of the United States; 3. Sign the Constitution Pledge on the back cover of this pocket Constitution (see below); 4. Become fluent in your knowledge of the Constitution and correct principles of Government; 5. Give your family and friends a copy of this pocket Constitution and personally invite them to read and study the Constitution. Commit them to purchase copies of this Pocket Constitution and share them with their family and friends following the same pattern as above. - Publisher.

The Penguin Guide to the United States Constitution

A Fully Annotated Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution and Amendments, and Selections from The Federalist Papers

Author: Richard Beeman

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 110145900X

Category: Political Science

Page: 224

View: 2003

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What is the President, Congress, and the Supreme Court really allowed to do? This unique and handy guide includes the documents that guide our government, annotated with accessible explanations from one of America's most esteemed constitutional scholars. Known across the country for his appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Professor Richard Beeman is one of the nation's foremost experts on the United States Constitution. In this book, he has produced what every American should have: a compact, fully annotated copy of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and amendments, all in their entirety. A marvel of accessibility and erudition, the guide also features a history of the making of the Constitution with excerpts from The Federalist Papers and a look at crucial Supreme Court cases that reminds us that the meaning of many of the specific provisions of the Constitution has changed over time. "Excellent . . . valuable and judicious." -Jill Lepore, The New Yorker

The Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution

Author: Richard Beeman

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101603682

Category: Political Science

Page: 176

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What is the President, Congress, and the Supreme Court really allowed to do? This unique and handy guide includes the documents that guide our government, annotated with accessible explanations from one of America's most esteemed constitutional scholars. In one portable volume, with accessible annotations and modernizing commentary throughout, Richard Beeman presents The Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution. Beeman has created a fascinating apparatus for understanding the most important document in American history—and why it’s as central in the America of today as it was in creation of the country. Penguin presents a series of six portable, accessible, and—above all—essential reads from American political history, selected by leading scholars. Series editor Richard Beeman, author of The Penguin Guide to the U.S. Constitution, draws together the great texts of American civic life to create a timely and informative mini-library of perennially vital issues. Whether readers are encountering these classic writings for the first time, or brushing up in anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, these slim volumes will serve as a powerful and illuminating resource for scholars, students, and civic-minded citizens.

The U.S. Constitution

And Fascinating Facts about it

Author: United States

Publisher: Oak Hill Pub

ISBN: 9781891743009

Category: History

Page: 96

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Offers the entire text of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence and features interesting insights into the men who wrote the Constitution, how it was created, and how the Supreme Court has interpreted the Constitution in the two centuries since its creation.

The Constitution of the United States of America with the Declaration of Independence

Author: United States

Publisher: Fall River Press

ISBN: 9781435145535

Category: Constitutional history

Page: 110

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"The Constitution of the United States of America," inscribed and illustrated by master calligrapher Fink, brings to life the issues underlying the triumphs of this abiding document. Fink has gone back to his original black-and-white art and painted it anew, creating a full-color masterpiece.

The Constitution of the United States and the Declaration of Independence

Author: Delegates The Constitutional Convention

Publisher: Racehorse Publishing

ISBN: 9781631581489

Category: Political Science

Page: 48

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The essential, 45-page, pocket-size edition of the greatest gift from our Founding Fathers: the two most fundamental documents for Americans. This quick, easy reference for our federal government's structure, powers, and limitations includes: The Constitution of the United States The Bill of Rights All Amendments to the Constitution The Declaration of Independence The Constitution of the United States and The Declaration of Independence are two of the most important documents in American history. Conveying the principles on which the country was founded and providing the ideals that still guide American politics today, these are the essential works from our history. Signed by the members of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787, The Constitution outlines the powers and responsibilities of the three chief branches of the federal government, as well as the basic rights of the citizens of the United States. The Declaration of Independence was crafted by Thomas Jefferson in June of 1776 and it provides the foundation of American political philosophy. Collected here in one affordable, pocket-sized volume are some of the most valued pieces of writing in the history of our country. This edition contains The Constitution of the United States of America, including The Bill of Rights and all of the subsequent amendments, as well as The Declaration of Independence. These are word-for-word facsimiles of significant documents... Every American should own a copy.

Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an

Islam and the Founders

Author: Denise A. Spellberg

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 0307388395

Category: History

Page: 392

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Reveals the influence of Islam in the birth of American religious freedom, describing how Jefferson studied the Qur'an because he believed that Islam's Enlightenment ideals could inform the fledgling country's practical governance.

The Constitution of the United States and the Declaration of Independence

Author: United States

Publisher: Office of the Law Revision Counsel

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 46

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In addition to the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, this edition includes: an index to the Constitution and its amendments; and a chronology of early dates to remember. Also known as the pocket edition. 108th Congress, 2nd Session. Publication measures 7 x 4 in.

The Imperial Presidency

Author: Arthur Meier Schlesinger

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618420018

Category: History

Page: 589

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The presidential historian charts the progression of American power from George Washington to George W. Bush, revealing the exercise of power through the office as it has developed into an "imperial" seat of authority, in an updated edition of the classic history. Reprint.

The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States

Author: Roger Pilon

Publisher: Cato Institute

ISBN: 1937184315

Category: Political Science

Page: 58

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To encourage people everywhere to better understand and appreciate the principles of government that are set forth in America’s founding documents, the Cato Institute published this digital edition of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States of America. Can the government do that? Check the Constitution! With more than five million copies in print, the Pocket Constitution’s influence has been observed far and wide. It has been held up by senators at press conferences and by representatives during floor debate; found in federal judicial chambers across the country; and appeared at conferences on constitutionalism in Russia, Iraq, and elsewhere. Now you can carry founding documents with you on your mobile device.

How to Read the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence

Author: Paul B. Skousen

Publisher: Izzard Ink

ISBN: 9781630721084

Category: Law

Page: 204

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Have you ever wanted to read the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, and really understand what they're saying? Millions of others have too. But getting a real understanding of the legal language of 200 years ago can be challenging - and as a result, few Americans know these important documents as well as they should. Recognizing this, Paul Skousen has written exactly the book you've been looking for. It's an easy, step-by-step guide that makes these documents come alive. With his help you will be able to read them with purpose, with understanding, and with clarity. Skousen provides several valuable memory aids for you to master the Constitution's seven Articles and the 27 important rights named in the Bill of Rights. You will be able to navigate through the Declaration's five power statements on freedom, and unlock their 18th century phrases with a convenient glossary. You will find the answers to ten popular myths about the Constitution, and discover how its guiding principles protect human rights. Thousands of books describe the origins of these famous documents, but only one book gives you a place to start reading them made easier in How to Read the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence."

The Constitution of the United States

Author: Founding Fathers

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0241318505

Category: Political Science

Page: 64

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Both enshrining the fundamental rights and freedoms of its citizens in law, and curbing the power of those who rule them, the US constitution is one of the most significant documents in the history of democracy.