The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court

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by Patricia Ryon Quiri, Patricia Ryon Quiri
     
 

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The Supreme Court is one of the three branches of the federal government, each of which is designed to provide a check and balance of the other two. Over the years the number of justices on the Supreme Court have varied. They are chosen by the President and approved by the Senate. John Marshall, the fourth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, helped make the Supreme

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The Supreme Court is one of the three branches of the federal government, each of which is designed to provide a check and balance of the other two. Over the years the number of justices on the Supreme Court have varied. They are chosen by the President and approved by the Senate. John Marshall, the fourth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, helped make the Supreme Court powerful and respected in the early nineteenth century. In the years that followed, numerous landmark Supreme Court decisions changed the way our nation looks at states' rights, civil rights, and other issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780516264417
Publisher:
Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date:
03/28/1999
Series:
True Book Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
7.14(w) x 8.38(h) x 0.14(d)
Age Range:
8 - 10 Years

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