Our Constitution

Our Constitution : What It Says, What It Means

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An in-depth look at the entire text of the U. S. Constitution, annotated with detailed explanations of its terms and contents. Each Amendment and Article is accompanied by sidebar material on the history of its application, including profiles of important Supreme Court cases, texts of related primary source documents, and contemporary news articles. Double page timelines for several of the Articles and all the Amendments highlight important events and legal cases. Visually stunning, with facsimile reproductions of primary source documents, paintings, photos, and historical artifacts, Our Constitution is perfect for history students.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 255 pages
  • 215.9 x 281.9 x 22.9mm | 1,292.75g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • Annotated edition
  • Illustrations, color
  • 0195223853
  • 9780195223859

Review quote

"Making the Constitution entertaining isn't easy, but this book succeeds with a generous dose of sidebars, charts and illustrations."--Associated Press "Making the Constitution entertaining isn't easy, but this book succeeds with a generous dose of sidebars, charts and illustrations."--Associated Press "Making the Constitution entertaining isn't easy, but this book succeeds with a generous dose of sidebars, charts and illustrations."--Associated Press "Making the Constitution entertaining isn't easy, but this book succeeds with a generous dose of sidebars, charts and illustrations."--Associated Pressshow more

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