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Detailed Analysis of the Constitution

ISBN-10: 0742522385

ISBN-13: 9780742522381

Edition: 7th 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Edward F. Cooke

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The Constitution of the United States and its amendments are clearly explained phrase-by-phrase in this revised edition. Through instantaneous communication by audio and visual mass media, contemporary American society is constantly made aware of the vital impact of the national Constitution and its interpretations with regard to political, economic, and social issues. This concise analysis of the meaning of the Constitution, with expositions of the history and principles of constitutionalism, should provide better understanding of and respect for the basic law of the land.
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Book details

List price: $39.00
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/3/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Introduction
Making the United States Constitution
The Early Beginnings
The Declaration of Independence
The Articles of Confederation
The Constitutional Convention
Ratification of the Constitution
Sources of the Constitution
Fundamental Principles in our Constitution
Consent of the Governed
Limited Government
Civil Rights
Separation of Powers
Checks and Balances
Judicial Review
Universal Adult Suffrage
Self-Government
Federalism
Representative Democracy
How to Understand our Constitutional System
Expansion by Acts of Congress
Elaboration by Executive Policy
Judicial Interpretation
Expansion by Custom, Usage, and Tradition
The United States Constitution
The Preamble
The Articles of the Constitution
The Amendments
The Bill of Rights
The Civil War Amendments
Recent Amendments
Relations between the Nation and the States
Distribution of Powers
Reciprocal Duties
Federalism at Work
Index
About the Author