Originally drafted by the Constitutional Convention in 1787, the Constitutional defines the United States of America. This greatest of American documents not only establishes our system of government; it limits the power of that government, specifying our irrevocable rights and privileges as individuals. The Constitution remains as relevant today as it was over two hundred years ago,
Included in this volume are the complete texts of the Constitution of the United States of America and its amendments; the Declaration of Independence, and the Articles of the Confederation. The book also includes an insightful introduction by R.B. Bernstein, a chronology of important dates, and an index to the Constitution.