The Penguin Guide to the United States Constitution

Author: Richard Beeman
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101459003
Release Date: 2010-08-31
Genre: Political Science

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 Constitution the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation

Author: Thomas Jefferson
Publisher: Wilder Publications Limited
ISBN: 1604592680
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Law

Collected here in one affordable volume are the most important documents of the United States of America: 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. These three documents are the basis for our entire way of life. Every citizen should have a copy.

The Federalist Papers

Author: Alexander Hamilton
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 9781775454991
Release Date: 2011-09-01
Genre: Political Science

Perhaps the most essential distillation of the Founders' vision of America, The Federalist Papers consist of a series of 85 essays in favor of the ratification of the U.S. Constitution. Attributed to Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison, the essays tackle an array of topics that are just as relevant today as they were more than 200 years ago, including human rights, republican governance, the proper scope and jurisdiction of a federal government, and much more.

The Declaration Of Independence United States Constitution Bill Of Rights Amendments

Author: Founding Fathers
ISBN: 1680920553
Release Date: 2017-04-20

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.

Magna Carta

Author: J. C. Holt
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107093164
Release Date: 2015-05-28
Genre: History

A new edition of J. C. Holt's classic study of Magna Carta, offering the most authoritative analysis of England's most famous constitutional text. Suitable for scholars, history students, and the general reader, this outstanding study of the events of 1215 integrates analysis of personality, ideas, and political development.

The Declaration of Independence and the Us Constitution with Bill of Rights and Amendments Plus the Articles of Confederation

Author: Thomas Jefferson
Publisher: Bottom of the Hill
ISBN: 1935785087
Release Date: 2010-06-01
Genre: Political Science


The Constitution of the United States of America

Author: United States
ISBN: 3861840006
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Constitutional history

Book & slipcase. The Constitution of the United States is the oldest constitution for a federal system still in use today. It was adopted in its original form on 17 September 1787 by the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and took effect on 4 March 1789. In this miniature version you can read the whole text of the US Constitution, its amendments, as well as the Declaration of Independence of 4 July 1776. The dark blue and silver stamped miniature book comes in a special slipcase with an American flag illustration. This is an excellent gift for all American fans, law enthusiasts, or just all connoisseurs of fine miniature books.

Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death

Author: Patrick Henry
Publisher: Booklassic
ISBN: 9789635245499
Release Date: 2015-06-22
Genre: Political Science

"'Give me Liberty, or give me Death'!" is a famous quotation attributed to Patrick Henry from a speech he made to the Virginia Convention. It was given March 23, 1775, at St. John's Church in Richmond, Virginia, and is credited with having swung the balance in convincing the Virginia House of Burgesses to pass a resolution delivering the Virginia troops to the Revolutionary War. Among the delegates to the convention were future US Presidents Thomas Jefferson and George Washington. Reportedly, those in attendance, upon hearing the speech, shouted, "To arms! To arms!"

The U S Constitution and Other Writings

Author: Editors of Thunder Bay Press
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781684121069
Release Date: 2017-10-01
Genre: History

“We the People of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union . . . ” — The U.S Constitution The U.S. Constitution and Other Writings is part of the Leather-bound Classics series and is a collection of the crucial documents, speeches, and other writings that shaped the United States. In addition to the Constitution, readers can review the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, the Federalist Papers, important presidential speeches, and many others. Both famous and lesser-known, but equally important, Americans are represented, including Benjamin Franklin, Victoria Woodhull, Frederick Douglass, Susan B. Anthony, and even the creators of the rules of baseball. The founders' inspirational and revolutionary ideals are all here, and this is a perfect volume for anyone who finds the history of America to be a fascinating and enlightening journey.

The Articles of Confederation

Author: Barbara Silberdick Feinberg
Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books
ISBN: 0761321144
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Describes the purpose and history of the Articles of Confederation and discusses how it led to the more powerful Constitution.