Author: Thomas Jefferson
Release Date: 2014-08-12
Genre: Political Science
The underlying basis and principles of the United States of America are found in the nation's most important documents which include: The Constitution of the United States of America, The Bill of Rights and all of the Amendments; The Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation. These foundational documents are compiled in this useful reference tool. This is an ideal gift and it should be in every home. Perfect for students, historians, United States citizens and those hoping to become citizens of the United States of America.
A full collection of the most important documents in the creation of the United States of America. This book contains the following documents: The Declaration of Independence, The Articles of Confederation, The Constitution of the United States of America, The 1789 Joint Resolution of Congress Proposing 12 Amendments to the U.S. Constitution, The Preamble to The Bill of Rights, The Bill of Rights: Amendments 1-10, The Constitution: Amendments 11-27 and Brief Histories of The Founding Fathers.
This excellent edition of the US Constitution, including the Bill of Rights, all 27 Amendments, the Declaration of Independence, and the Articles of Confederation is presented in its original form without political commentary. Every citizen should have a copy of these priceless words that have shaken the world. They have changed our way of life. They have established a land of freedom. They are a shield for the good and a sword against evil. This is a treasure of America's most important documents collected into one beautiful volume: The Constitution of the United States of America, with the Bill of Rights and all of the Amendments; The Declaration of Independence; and the Articles of Confederation.
Author: J. Harr
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2007-03-07
Genre: Social Science
With Harr and Hess's legalese-free text, you'll gain a firm understanding of our often-complex Constitution and criminal justice system. To ground you in the laws that shape the system and our society, the authors present you with a clearly organized, 'bird's-eye view of the topic, supported by over 200 summarized cases that introduce you to the most influential and pertinent cases. Harr and Hess also devote considerable time to an exploration of the Fourth and Fifth Amendments, relevant because of their application to issues relevant to criminal justice: reasonable search and seizure, double jeopardy, and testifying against oneself. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
Release Date: 2003
Never in history have 1,322 words held out such extraordinary determination to be free as those found in the Declaration of Independence. In 1787, "We the people" were the three words that not only engendered a new and cohesive nation; they went on to change the face of the world as well. In 1791, the first ten Amendments to the Constitution of the United States of America, known to us as the Bill of Rights introduced the world to the concept of those singular rights that ought to belong to every free individual. In one compact volume, the full texts of both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States of America with all ratified twenty-seven Amendments to the Constitution are side by side--along with another of America's seminal documents, Thomas Jefferson's Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, an additional world-changing statement that codified for the first time that one cannot be required by law to support or prefer any belief or be punished for those one does profess--and the basis for what we have come to know as the "wall of separation" between church and state. Who we are and what we are free to be as citizens of the United States of America is contained between these covers. Cass R. Sunstein prefaces the volume with a succinct history and interpretation of the place and meaning of both the Declaration and the Constitution in American life. Enhanced by an index and suggestions for further reading, this volume, small in size but overwhelming in the impact of its contents, belongs in the home of every citizen of the United States.
Author: Founding Fathers
Publisher: American Liberty Press
Release Date: 2010-01
The American Triumvirate is a compilation of the most significant historical documents ever written-The Declaration of Independence, The United States Constitution, and The Bill of Rights. Also includes the Articles of Confederation. This exciting new book is also filled with a full chapter of Founding Fathers Fun Facts! For example, do you know which of the Founding Fathers was killed in a pistol duel? Which of the Founding Fathers celebrated his birthday on two different days? Which Founding Father on the cover of this book is standing on someone's foot? The answers to these fun facts and many more are all inside this new and exciting book, The American Triumvirate! * Full chapter on the creation of these historical documents. * Full text of each document plus original historical images. * Complete with original artist's illustrations to help capture this important moment in the history of our nation. NOW AVAILABLE IN AN ALL NEW, LARGER, EZ-TO-READ FORMAT! COMPLETE WITH ILLUSTRATIONS!