A Short History of the United States Constitution

A Short History of the United States Constitution : A Short History of the United States Constitution

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The history of the United States Constitution and its accompanying Bill of Rights is a fascinating story. The Constitution of the United States is a document meant to govern government, not individuals. The Framers understood that the liberty of the people was a fragile thing. They set up a government composed of checks and balances that they intended to make it difficult to govern. They felt that passing new legislation should be hard. They believed compromise between differing factions imperative. It is important for each individual that lives in the United States of America to read and understand the Constitution and its history. Knowledge about the underlying historical currents that led to its writing is also important. Citizens should learn about its implementation and the Amendments and Bill of Rights attached to it as well. Reading This Short History of the United States Constitution will help people understand the governing document of the United States. It should aid them in understanding something of its history as well.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 8.64mm | 281.23g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507665520
  • 9781507665527