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The Bill of Rights : a history in documents

Author: John J Patrick
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2003.
Series: Pages from history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Uses contemporary documents to explore the history of the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution, the British traditions on which they were based, and their impact on American society.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Patrick, John J., 1935-
Bill of Rights.
Oxford : New York : Oxford University Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)743494015
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John J Patrick
ISBN: 0195103548 9780195103540
OCLC Number: 49681715
Description: 205 pages : illustrations, map ; 26 cm.
Contents: The roots of American rights --
Rights and revolution in America --
The birth of the Bill of Rights --
The Bill of Rights marginalized --
Rights renewed and denied --
A resurgence of rights --
Nationalization of the Bill of Rights --
Political cartoons on the right to bear arms --
Consensus and controversy.
Series Title: Pages from history.
Responsibility: John J. Patrick.
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The Bill of Rights is an extraordinary collection of original documents, carefully introduced and put into context by historian John Patrick, that traces the origins of the Bill of Rights back to  Read more...

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