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In defense of liberty : the story of America's Bill of Rights

Author: Russell Freedman
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes the origins, applications of, and challenges to the ten amendments to the United States Constitution that comprise the Bill of Rights.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile materials
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Freedman, Russell.
In defense of liberty.
New York : Holiday House, c2003
(OCoLC)607028031
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Freedman
ISBN: 0823415856 9780823415854
OCLC Number: 51454275
Description: x, 196 p. : ill., ports. ; 27 cm.
Contents: Knock on the door in the middle of the night --
Why we have the Bill of Rights --
First amendment, part one --
Freedom of religion --
First amendment, part two --
Freedom of expression --
Second amendment --
Right to bear arms? --
Rhird amendment --
Right to be left alone: uninvited guests --
Fourth amendment --
Right to be left alone: searches and seizures --
Fifth amendment --
Right to remain silent --
Sixth and seventh amendments --
Right to a fair trial --
Eighth amendment --
Cruel and unusual punishment --
Ninth amendment --
Mysterious ninth --
Tenth amendment --
Battle over states' rights --
Madison's most valuable amendment --
Right to differ --
Bill of rights --
Bill of rights (facsimile) --
Mptes --
Index of Supreme Court cases --
Index.
Responsibility: Russell Freedman.

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Describes the origins, applications of, and challenges to the ten amendments to the United States Constitution that comprise the Bill of Rights.

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