The Penguin Guide to the United States Constitution

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  • Author : Richard Beeman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 224 pages
  • ISBN : 110145900X
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The Penguin Guide to the United States Constitution

The Penguin Guide to the United States Constitution
  • Author : Richard Beeman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 31 August 2010
GET THIS BOOK The Penguin Guide to the United States Constitution

What is the President, Congress, and the Supreme Court really allowed to do? This unique and handy guide includes the documents that guide our government, annotated with accessible explanations from one of America's most esteemed constitutional scholars. Known across the country for his appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Professor Richard Beeman is one of the nation's foremost experts on the United States Constitution. In this book, he has produced what every American should have: a compact, fully

The Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution

The Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution
  • Author : Richard Beeman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 28 August 2012
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What is the President, Congress, and the Supreme Court really allowed to do? This unique and handy guide includes the documents that guide our government, annotated with accessible explanations from one of America's most esteemed constitutional scholars. In one portable volume, with accessible annotations and modernizing commentary throughout, Richard Beeman presents The Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution. Beeman has created a fascinating apparatus for understanding the most important document in American history—and why it’s as

The Federalist Papers

The Federalist Papers
  • Author : James Madison,Alexander Hamilton,John Jay
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 28 August 2012
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A selection of nineteen essential essays from The Federalist Papers in their original lengths by James Madison, Alexander Hamilton and John Jay, with notes by Richard Beeman Penguin presents a series of six portable, accessible, and—above all—essential reads from American political history, selected by leading scholars. Series editor Richard Beeman, author of The Penguin Guide to the U.S. Constitution, draws together the great texts of American civic life to create a timely and informative mini-library of perennially

American Political Speeches

American Political Speeches
  • Author : Terry Golway,Richard Beeman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 28 August 2012
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A selection of speeches by the most inspiring and persuasive orators in American history Penguin presents a series of six portable, accessible, and—above all—essential reads from American political history, selected by leading scholars. Series editor Richard Beeman, author of The Penguin Guide to the U.S. Constitution, draws together the great texts of American civic life to create a timely and informative mini-library of perennially vital issues. Whether readers are encountering these classic writings for the first time,

The Everything U S Constitution Book

The Everything U S  Constitution Book
  • Author : Ellen M Kozak
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 18 May 2011
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Debates over constitutional rights impact you every day as an American citizen. But do you know what the U.S. Constitution actually says? This accessible guide contains the complete text of the Constitution, with short, descriptive margin notes throughout. Articles and amendments are then analyzed in depth to help you comprehend the basis of democracy. This valuable handbook covers: How the articles and amendments were drafted Insight into the intentions of the creators and the sources they used Controversial interpretations

A History of Western Public Law

A History of Western Public Law
  • Author : Bruno Aguilera-Barchet
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 31 December 2014
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The book outlines the historical development of Public Law and the state from ancient times to the modern day, offering an account of relevant events in parallel with a general historical background, establishing and explaining the relationships between political, religious, and economic events.

Hidden Laws

Hidden Laws
  • Author : Robinson Woodward-Burns
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 29 June 2021
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How state constitutional reform guides and stabilizes American constitutional and political development State constitution reform guides and stabilizes American constitutional and political development. Using data sets and historical case studies, Robinson Woodward-Burns shows how the federal government has repeatedly deferred to state constitutional reform to manage or address difficult national constitutional controversies, including conflicts over the regulation of slavery, banking and taxation, women's suffrage, labor and welfare rights, voting and civil rights, and gender discrimination.

Republican Jesus

Republican Jesus
  • Author : Tony Keddie
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 06 October 2020
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The complete guide to debunking right-wing misinterpretations of the Bible—from economics and immigration to gender and sexuality. Jesus loves borders, guns, unborn babies, and economic prosperity and hates homosexuality, taxes, welfare, and universal healthcare—or so say many Republican politicians, pundits, and preachers. Through outrageous misreadings of the New Testament gospels that started almost a century ago, conservative influencers have conjured a version of Jesus who speaks to their fears, desires, and resentments. In Republican Jesus, Tony Keddie explains

Lincoln Speeches

Lincoln Speeches
  • Author : Abraham Lincoln
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 28 August 2012
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The defining rhetoric of Abraham Lincoln – politician, president, and emancipator Penguin presents a series of six portable, accessible, and—above all—essential reads from American political history, selected by leading scholars. Series editor Richard Beeman, author of The Penguin Guide to the U.S. Constitution, draws together the great texts of American civic life to create a timely and informative mini-library of perennially vital issues. Whether readers are encountering these classic writings for the first time, or brushing up in

Common Sense

Common Sense
  • Author : Thomas Paine
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 28 August 2012
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Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves—and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives—and destroyed them. Now, Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization, and helped make us who we are. Penguin's Great Ideas series features twelve groundbreaking works by some of history's most prodigious

Battleground

Battleground
  • Author : Kathleen Ann Uradnik
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 18 October 2021
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Through a detailed exploration of the viewpoints involved, this balanced and incisive work promotes understanding of the most divisive issues in American government today. * Includes many sidebars that highlight and elaborate on important aspects of the topic * Provides a list of useful resources for further study with each entry

Henry Clay

Henry Clay
  • Author : Harlow Giles Unger
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 29 September 2015
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In a critical and little-known chapter of early American history, author Harlow Giles Unger tells how a fearless young Kentucky lawyer threw open the doors of Congress during the nation's formative years and prevented dissolution of the infant American republic. The only freshman congressman ever elected Speaker of the House, Henry Clay brought an arsenal of rhetorical weapons to subdue feuding members of the House of Representatives and established the Speaker as the most powerful elected official after the President.

No Laws Establishing Or Prohibiting Religion

No Laws Establishing Or Prohibiting Religion
  • Author : Charles Underwood
  • Publisher : Charles Underwood
  • Release : 08 June 2018
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The First Amendment Religion Clause: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof…” This book takes an in-depth look at the religion clause portion of the First Amendment using historical documents and letters. In chapter one examples are given of the historical reasons for why the Framers of the First Amendment (the Founding Fathers) thought it was necessary to list religion as part of the Bill of Rights in the manner that

John Jay

John Jay
  • Author : Phelan Powell
  • Publisher : Infobase Learning
  • Release : 18 October 2021
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Compelling portraits of American history's most notable male and female leaders. Includes informative sidebars, interesting and easy-to-understand content. Complements school curriculum. Profiles the New York lawyer who became a diplomat to gather aid and support for the American Revolution, and later served as the new nation's first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.