A Companion to the United States Constitution and Its Amendments / Edition 5
  • A Companion to the United States Constitution and Its Amendments / Edition 5
  • A Companion to the United States Constitution and Its Amendments / Edition 5

A Companion to the United States Constitution and Its Amendments / Edition 5

by John R. Vile
     
 

ISBN-10: 0313380082

ISBN-13: 9780313380082

Pub. Date: 02/26/2010

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

This book offers a set of alphabetically organized entries designed as a one-stop resource for high school and college students, members of the general public, and scholars interested in the numerous proposals that individuals have introduced to amend the U.S. Constitution.  See more details below

Overview

This book offers a set of alphabetically organized entries designed as a one-stop resource for high school and college students, members of the general public, and scholars interested in the numerous proposals that individuals have introduced to amend the U.S. Constitution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313380082
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/26/2010
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
311
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

1The background of the Constitution1
2The Preamble and Article I : the legislative branch23
3Article II : the executive branch63
4Article III : the judicial branch85
5Article IV : the federal system101
6Articles V-VII : the amending provision and miscellaneous matters111
7The Bill of Rights - the first three amendments123
8The Bill of Rights and the Rights of the Accused - amendments 4-7151
9The Bill of Rights and contemporaneous amendments - amendments 8-12167
10The post-Civil War amendments - amendments 13-15183
11The progressive era amendments - amendments 16-19203
12The recent amendments - amendments 20-27211
Fifty leading cases223
Highlights of Constitutional history253
U. S. Supreme Court Justices265
AppThe Constitution of the United States269
AppThe Declaration of Independence291
AppThe Articles of Confederation297

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