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A Companion to the United States Constitution and Its Amendments

Overview: A Companion to the United States Constitution and Its Amendments is designed to show students just how revolutionary the Constitution was-and how relevant it remains today. It begins by revisiting the key events leading to the Constitution's ratification, including the writing of the Declaration of Independence and the proceedings of the Constitutional Convention, then goes article by article, amendment by amendment, to describe each section of the document, as well as the important court cases that add to its meaning.

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  • "Overview: A Companion to the United States Constitution and Its Amendments is designed to show students just how revolutionary the Constitution was-and how relevant it remains today. It begins by revisiting the key events leading to the Constitution's ratification, including the writing of the Declaration of Independence and the proceedings of the Constitutional Convention, then goes article by article, amendment by amendment, to describe each section of the document, as well as the important court cases that add to its meaning."@en
  • "Designed to help students understand the Constitution in all of its splendor and subtlety, this book introduces key events of the founding era, the Declaration of Independence, and the proceedings of the Constitutional Convention. The Constitution and its amendments are explored section by section, along with pertinent historical events, laws, and cases. Since the Third Edition was published in 2001, we have witnessed another presidential election, a second war with Iraq, significant Supreme Court cases on privacy, the death penalty, affirmative action, searches and seizures, and, perhaps mos."@en
  • "Revisits key events leading to the Constitution's ratification, then goes article by article, amendment by amendment, to describe each section of the document, as well as the important court cases that add to its meaning. This edition, the first in five years, reflects a number of significant developments including: new Supreme Court justices, impactful cases involving First Amendment rights for students, religious displays on government property, gun control in D.C., presidential powers in the context of the war on terror, corporate fraud liability, gay rights, and the recent presidential election."
  • "A Companion to the United States Constitution and Its Amendments is designed to show students just how revolutionary the Constitution wasÑand how relevant it remains today. The Companion begins by revisiting the key events leading to the ConstitutionÕs ratification, including the writing of the Declaration of Independence and the proceedings of the Constitutional Convention, then goes article by article, amendment by amendment, to describe each section of the document, as well as the important court cases that add to its meaning.''The fully updated new edition of A Companion to the United States Constitution and Its Amendments reflects a number of significant developments in the five years since the previous edition, including the appointments of new Supreme Court justices, impactful cases involving First Amendment rights for students, religious displays on government property, gun control in the District of Columbia, presidential powers in the context of the war on terror, corporate fraud liability, gay rights, and the recent presidential election.''"@en

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  • "A Companion to the United States Constitution and Its Amendments"@en
  • "A Companion to the United States Constitution and Its Amendments"
  • "A Companion to the United States constitution and its amendments"
  • "A companion to the United States constitution and its amendments"
  • "A companion to the United States Constitution and its amendments"@en
  • "A companion to the United States Constitution and its amendments"
  • "Companion to the united states constitution and its amendments"@en
  • "A companion to the United States constitution and it's amendments"@en