ISBN-10:
0313306435
ISBN-13:
9780313306433
Pub. Date:
06/30/1998
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
The United States Constitution: Questions and Answers

The United States Constitution: Questions and Answers

by John R. Vile

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ISBN-13: 9780313306433
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/30/1998
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.46(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.20(d)
Lexile: 1170L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

About the Author

JOHN R. VILE is Chair of the Political Science Department at Middle Tennessee University. He is author of Companion to the U.S. Constitution and Its Amendments (Greenwood, second edition, 1997), Encyclopedia of Constitutional Amendments, Proposed Amendments, and Amending Issues (1996), and numerous other books on the United States Constitution.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Foundations and Purposes of the United States Constitution

Article I: The Legislative Branch

Article II: The Executive Branch

Article III: The Judicial Branch

Articles IV, V, VI, and VII: Federalism, the Amending Process, Miscellaneous Matters, and Ratification

Amendments One through Twelve: The Bill of Rights and the Eleventh and Twelfth Amendments

Amendments Thirteen through Fifteen: The Post Civil War Amendments

Amendments Sixteen through Nineteen: The Progressive Era Amendments

Amendments Twenty through Twenty-Seven: The Modern Amendments

1215 to 1997: A Walk through American Constitutional History

Appendixes: The Constitution of the United States; The Declaration of Independence; The Articles of Confederation; 100 Questions and Answers Used by the Immigration and Naturalization Service; Speakers of the House of Representatives; U.S. Presidents; U.S. Supreme Court Justices; The Fifty States

Index

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