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American Legacy

American Legacy

by Center for Civic Education

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More than a pocket Constitution, American Legacy is a collection of
documents that encompass essential ideas of American democracy. These
seminal works are arranged chronologically beginning with the
Mayflower Compact. American Legacy includes the full text of the U.S.
Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, and features
excerpts from The Federalist, Chief Justice John Marshall's decision
in Marbury v. Madison, George Washington's "Farewell Address", Thomas
Jefferson's First Inaugural Address, Sojourner Truth's "Ain't I a
Woman?," Abraham Lincoln's First Inaugural Address, the Gettysburg
Address, the Emancipation Proclamation, Learned Hand's "The Spirit of
Liberty," and the Civil Rights Act of 1964, among many others. Also
included is an extensive index to the U.S. Constitution.

Also available in a paperback edition.

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Product Details

BN ID: 2940015933536
Publisher: Center for Civic Education
Publication date: 11/02/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 146
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

The Center for Civic Education is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization based in California. The Center's programs are implemented with the assistance of a network of public- and private-sector organizations and educational leaders in every state and congressional district in the country and in more than eighty other countries, many of which are emerging and advanced democracies.

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