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TIME the Constitution The Essential User's Guide

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ISBN-10: 1603209999

ISBN-13: 9781603209991

Edition: N/A

Authors: Time Magazine Editors

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Americans have debated the Constitution since the day its was signed, but rarely in its 223-year history have so many disagreed so fiercely about so much. Everywhere there seems to be debate about the Constitution's meaning and message. The Tea Party, with its almost fanatical focus on the founding document, contends that its primary purpose is to restrain the federal government-but does it really say that? Among scholars, some believe the Constitution should be interpreted exactly as the framers wrote it, while others analyze the text just as closely to find the elasticity they believe the framers had in mind. But how could the founding fathers know about the world today, with DNA,…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Publisher: Time Inc. Books
Publication date: 5/8/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 144
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English