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The Constitution : an Introduction.

Author: Michael Stokes Paulsen; Luke Paulsen
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From war powers to health care, freedom of speech to gun ownership, religious liberty to abortion, practically every aspect of American life is shaped by the Constitution. This vital document, along with its history of political and judicial interpretation, governs our individual lives and the life of our nation. Yet most of us know surprisingly little about the Constitution itself, and are woefully unprepared to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Paulsen, Michael Stokes.
Constitution : An Introduction.
New York : Basic Books, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Stokes Paulsen; Luke Paulsen
ISBN: 9780465053711 0465053718
OCLC Number: 908081577
Description: 1 online resource (363 pages)
Contents: Preface; 1. upheaval; 2. superstructure; 3. powers; 4. slavery; 5. freedoms; 6. infancy; 7. crisis; 8. betrayal; 9. restoration; 10. controversy; coda; acknowledgments; sources and additional reading; index.

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An everyman's guide to the history of-and debates over-the US Constitution, equipping readers to think for themselves about this vital American document.  Read more...

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