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The U.S. Constitution and the separation of powers

Author: Brian Duignan; Carolyn DeCarlo
Publisher: New York : Britannica Educational Publishing, in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2019.
Series: Checks and balances in the U.S. government.; Gale virtual reference library
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book discusses the U.S. constitution and the framers desire for a government that would represent the needs of the many as well as the needs of a few, which led to the creation of a balanced democratic government, which no other nation had formalized at that time. Includes discussion of the three branches of government; primary source documents and interpretations about leaders, ideas, and legal principles;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Electronic books
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
U.S. Constitution and the separation of powers.
New York : Britannica Educational Publishing, in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2019
(DLC) 2017060410
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Duignan; Carolyn DeCarlo
ISBN: 9781538301753 153830175X
OCLC Number: 1039988966
Target Audience: Grade 7-12.
Description: 1 online resource (128 pages) : illustrations (some color), color maps, portraits.
Contents: Articles of Confederation --
Framing the Constitution --
Equal protection comes of age --
Equalizing measures --
Federal versus state power --
Due process in constitutional history --
Protections of the First Amendment.
Series Title: Checks and balances in the U.S. government.; Gale virtual reference library
Other Titles: United States Constitution and the separation of powers
Responsibility: edited by Brian Duignan and Carolyn DeCarlo.

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This book discusses the U.S. constitution and the framers desire for a government that would represent the needs of the many as well as the needs of a few, which led to the creation of a balanced democratic government, which no other nation had formalized at that time. Includes discussion of the three branches of government; primary source documents and interpretations about leaders, ideas, and legal principles; presidential interplay; and watershed Supreme Court cases.

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