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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Vile, John R.
Companion to the United States Constitution and its amendments.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, ©2010
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John R Vile
|ISBN:||9780313380099 0313380090 9780313380082 0313380082 9781442209909 1442209909|
|Description:||1 online resource (xvi, 311 pages)|
|Contents:||The background and purposes of the Constitution --
Article I : the legislative branch --
Article II : the executive branch --
Article III : the judicial branch --
Article IV : the federal system --
Articles V-VII : the amending provision and miscellaneous matters --
The Bill of Rights : the First Amendment --
The Bill of Rights : of arms and men : Amendments 2-3 --
The Bill of Rights and the rights of the accused and the convicted : Amendments 4-8 --
The Bill of Rights, the rights of the states : (Amendments 9-10) and Amendments 11 and 12 --
The post Civil War amendments : Amendments 13-15 --
The progressive era amendments : Amendments 16-19 --
The recent amendments : Amendments 20-27.
|Responsibility:||John R. Vile.|
"Well organized and reliable, it is the best introductory guide to the Constitution currently available. It can be used for senior and AP classes in high schools, as well as college level